Girl Doctors? No Way! — 1946

by Paula Bosse

southwestern-med-coll_female_1946Photo from the UT Southwestern Library (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

Female medical students were fairly uncommon back in the 1940s, and, as this photo is described in the UT Southwestern archives, they were “so rare that they merited this photo captioned ‘Freshman Girl Students’ in the 1946-47 Southwestern Medical College yearbook, Caduceus.” I love this photo.

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Photo is from the UT Southwestern Medical Center Library and can be accessed here.

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Copyright © 2014 Paula Bosse. All Rights Reserved.

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