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1 Honoring Our Past

2 1898- Graduated from Howard Medical School Moved to Kansas City General Surgery Politician 1903 Flood – Cared for victims Co- founded Douglass Hospital 2 nd Superintendent of General Hospital No. 2 Dr. Thomas C. Unthank

3 Clinical Surgery 1895-Meharry Medical School Lieutenant U.S. Volunteer Infantry – Came to Kansas City The Perry Sanitarium 1910 City’s 1 st private Negro hospital Became Wheatley- Provident Hospital in 1916 Autobiography “Forty Cords of Wood” Dr. J. Edward Perry 1870 – 1962

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6  Clinical Surgery  Brother was physician also, Dr. J. R. Thompson  Helped discover cures for a plague of spinal meningitis in 1912 and a Spanish influenza epidemic in  Headed organization of Douglass Hospital with attorney, I. F. Bradley, Sr. Dr. S. H. Thompson

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8  General Surgery  Howard University Medical School 1905  1 st Black Superintendent of General Hospital No. 2 in 1914  1927 appointed assistant of Hygiene & Communicable Diseases for the city  Newspaper editor  Kansas City American  Weekly newspaper  President insurance company  Midwest Life Insurance Company  President of the National Colored Democratic Association Dr. William J. Thompkins

9 First row. (I. to r.) Thomas A. Jones, T. C. Chapman, J. Edgar Dibble and Lon Tillman. Second row, I. to r. C. A. Murray Kane, E. J. McCampbell and A. Franklin Radford.

10 First row, I. to r. Nathaniel Mathagie, Connor, Chandler, H. W. Kennedy, Theodore Borders, Fleming. Second row, I. to r. W. McKinley Thomas, Barnes, Bass, James Riley, Theodore Dulany, James Jefferies.

11 Dr. Lewis Bass  Pediatrician  Graduate of Sumner High School  Active in the community Dr. Wallace Dooley  Orthopedics  Graduate of Sumner High School  Meharry Medical School  One of first African-Americans to complete residency in Orthopedic Surgery  Taught at Meharry for 27 years

12 Dr. William Dyer 1890’s-1940’s  Family Medicine  Meharry Medical School  Lieutenant in medical corps of U.S. Army  Santa Fe Railroad Dr. William Blount 1900’s – 1950’s  Physician & Surgeon  1932 became 1 st African-American state representative from Wyandotte County Dr. William A. Love 1920’s – 1960’s  Physician & Pharmacist  Original board member of Douglas State Bank 1920’s

13  Physician & Surgeon  Among 1 st African-American pilot’s license 1928  Meharry Medical College  1920 Davis Maternity Sanitarium for Unwed Mothers  1 st African-American physician appointed assist. Health director in KCK  President NMA 1953  Produced & acted in his own movie “The Lure of a Woman” 1921  North America Aviation Inc. in Fairfax Dr. A. Porter Davis

14  OB/GYN  Meharry Medical School 1923  Intern at General Hospital No. 2  “Delivered more babies in Wyandotte county than any other physician”  Practiced >60 years Dr. Clyde W. Alexander 1898-

15  Pediatrician  Graduated South Carolina State University with triple major  Meharry Medical School  13 th minority physician in the country to hold board certification  Medical Director of Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center  Part of many other organizations Dr. Stark Williams

16 OB/Gyn 1949 The Doctors Clinic 1962 Historical Summary of Kansas City General Hospital No. 2 in NMA Journal 1968 Founded Wayne Minor Community Health Center (CHC) 4 th CHC in nation 1 st CHC in state of Missouri Samuel U. Rodgers

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18  Model Cities Health Corporation (MCHC) opens. E. Frank Ellis is director.  Community Mental Health Center added  Accredited by (then) Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospitals  A HMO established and Swope Parkway Health Foundation established.  Clinic renamed Swope Parkway Health Center.  Merger with Douglas Community Health Center in Kansas City, Kansas  The Northwest Community Health Center opens.

19  OB/GYN  Howard University Medical School  Internship & Residency at General Hospital No. 2  Board of Directors for National Kidney Foundation 1980  Aircraft Owners Pilot Assoc., Flying Physicians Assoc., Missouri Pilots Assoc., Negro Airmen Assoc., Tuskegee Airmen Inc. Dr. James Johnson

20  Dr. Peterson was the first black surgeon in Kansas City to be certified in his specialty by the American Board of Surgeons  Became first black on staff of White Kansas City Missouri Hospital (St. Mary’s)  Became first black president of the Jackson County Medical Society.

21 1st Row: C. M. Peterson, J. S. Johnson, L M. Tillman, A. J. Randolph, S. J. Williams, John Wells, L. N. Bass, Albert Crocker, C. C. Reynolds. 2nd Row: B. P. McDonald, C. Franklin, A. Renaud, L. Haugh, G. Clark, A. Brady, C. W. Alexander, L. Holbert, Wm. Bryan, J. Ramos, S. U. Rodgers. 3rd Row: J. White, L. W. Turner, Philip Smith, E. F. Ellis, H. Jones, Geo. Taft, A. P. Talliferro, H. Wil­liams, C. Gilmore, Thomas Clark, Leslie Becker.

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