"No struggle, no fight, no court battle": the 1948 desegregation of the University of Arkansas School of Medicine.

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In 1948, over 30 percent of the approved medical schools in the United States excluded black students. However, on September 10, 1948, the University of Arkansas School of Medicine became the first Southern medical school to desegregate when Edith Mae Irby matriculated. Her admission occurred without incident. There were no jeering white mobs, no court… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jhmas/jrs025

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@article{Gamble2013NoSN, title={"No struggle, no fight, no court battle": the 1948 desegregation of the University of Arkansas School of Medicine.}, author={Vanessa Northington Gamble}, journal={Journal of the history of medicine and allied sciences}, year={2013}, volume={68 3}, pages={377-415} }