[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Dr. Dennis A. Bethea, March 16, 1947]

Description:

Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Dr. Dennis A. Bethea, on March 16, 1947, about the Aesculapian Medical Society meeting.

Creator(s): Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Location(s): United States - Indiana - Marion County - Indianapolis
Creation Date: March 16, 1947
Partner(s):
Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum
Collection(s):
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Dr. Edwin D. Moten Collection
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Date(s):
  • Creation: March 16, 1947
  • Digitized: December 14, 2006
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Place
United States - Indiana - Marion County - Indianapolis
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
March 16, 1947
Description:

Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Dr. Dennis A. Bethea, on March 16, 1947, about the Aesculapian Medical Society meeting.

Note:

Dr. Moten and his family were early residents of Quakertown, residing in Denton from 1907-1920. He was the only African American physician in Denton County during that time period. In 1920, he and his family moved to Indianapolis.The Aesculapian Medical Society was formed by African American doctors, dentists, and pharmacists in Indianapolis when the Marion County Medical Society refused to admit them. Dr. Moten took leadership of this group in 1929.

Physical Description:

[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): letters | Stoner, H. H. | Chowning, Frank E. | Wales, H. L.
Partner:
Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum
Collection:
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Collection:
Dr. Edwin D. Moten Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2005.0033.0211
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth21439
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text
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Access: Public