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Nathan Francis Mossell, M.D. 1882

Nathan Francis Mossell, M.D. 1882 (1856-1946), was the first African American to earn a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and the leading figure in the founding of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital and Training School. His autobiography and a history of Douglass Hospital are available here. For more on Nathan Francis Mossell, see his Penn People entry and his Papers.

Nathan Francis Mossell autobiography, cover
Nathan Francis Mossell autobiography, cover
Nathan Francis Mossell Autobiography
'Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital and Training School,' by Alfred Gordon, cover
‘Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital and Training School,’ by Alfred Gordon, cover
Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital and Training School,” by Alfred Gordon, M.D., 1930