Dr. Herman A. Barnett

Description:

Photograph of Dr. Herman Barnett garbed for surgery and looking at some medical equipment while he holds a gas mask over a patient's face.

Dr. Barnett was the first African American to be admitted to the University of Texas Medical school, graduated with honors in 1953. He is the first native Texas African American to graduate from a Texas medical school and be licensed to practice in Texas.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum
Collection(s):
Building the African-American Community
Usage:
Total Uses: 429
Past 30 days: 11
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: August 23, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Photograph of Dr. Herman Barnett garbed for surgery and looking at some medical equipment while he holds a gas mask over a patient's face.

Dr. Barnett was the first African American to be admitted to the University of Texas Medical school, graduated with honors in 1953. He is the first native Texas African American to graduate from a Texas medical school and be licensed to practice in Texas.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): University of Texas Medical School
Partner:
Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum
Collection:
Building the African-American Community
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: frm-0006
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth17413
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public