Frederick Douglas Patterson and Tuskegee University's School of Veterinary Medicine
Smith, Donald F.
The most notable African-American who received a DVM degree during the first half of the 20th century is Frederick Douglass Patterson. African-American veterinarians have played a special role in animal care and public health since the early days of the profession.
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
History of Veterinary Medicine; African-American Veterinarians; Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine; Patterson, Frederick Douglass; Williams, T.S.; Habtemanrian, Tsegaye; Reid, Willy M.; Nelson, Phillip D.; Blackwell, Michael J.