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Beside the troubled waters : a black doctor remembers life, medicine, and civil rights in an Alabama town

Author: Sonnie W Hereford; Jack D Ellis
Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Beside the Troubled Waters" is a memoir by an African American physician in Alabama whose story in many ways typifies the lives and careers of black doctors in the south during the segregationist  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Sonnie W Hereford; Sonnie W Hereford
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sonnie W Hereford; Jack D Ellis
ISBN: 9780817317218 081731721X
OCLC Number: 643443448
Description: x, 177 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Through a glass darkly --
To be a doctor --
Medical practice under segregation --
Bringing freedom to the Rocket City --
Integrating the hospital and the schools --
Troubles and trials.
Other Titles: Black doctor remembers life, medicine, and civil rights in an Alabama town
Responsibility: Sonnie Wellington Hereford III and Jack D. Ellis.

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Dr. Hereford s as told to autobiography is a fine, quick read that covers significant aspects of African American social history, the history of the civil rights movement, and medical history. As Dr. Read more...

 
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