African-American Veterinary Students at Kansas State University (1910-1950)
Smith, Donald F.; Erickson, Howard H.
Kansas State University was one of the most important veterinary colleges to educate African-American veterinarians before Tuskegee Institute (now University) established a veterinary college in 1945. Twenty-two African-American veterinary graduates may not seem like a very large number. However, during a period when becoming a veterinarian was almost never considered a possibility by the African-American community, Kansas State provided an important beacon of hope. Biographical information about several graduates is provided.
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
American Veterinary Medical Association; Veterinary Education; History of Veterinary Medicine; Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine; Kansas State Agricultural College; African American Veterinarians; Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine; Tuskegee Institute; Bureau of Animal Industry; Erickson, Howard H.; Dykstra, Ralph; Olson, Kevin; Brown, John William; Williams, Theodore; Bowie, Walter C.; Perry, Thomas G.; Poindextor, Alfred N.; Jackson, Donald E.; Bronson, George; Tuskegee Airmen
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