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  • "Blackguardism," newspaper clipping from the Evening Bulletin, November 8, 1869 from Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania clipping scrapbook: Volume 1 (The Legacy Center Archives and Special Collections)

    “Go tomorrow to the hospital to see the She Doctors!”

    February 23, 2012

    The Legacy Center presented a program to students from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy to assist in creating a newspaper based on “The Philadelphia You Never Knew.” The students were presented with "The Jeering Episode," an event that was followed by newspapers in Philadelphia and around the country regarding women medical students attending a medical lecture where the male medical students in attendance weren't so inviting. This blog post explains how the Legacy Center taught the Springside students the importance of bias and perspective and asking questions.

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  • Student with Dr. Mary Dratman and technicians in the endocrinology lab, 1951 (The Legacy Center Archives and Special Collections)

    Mary B. Dratman papers

    February 7, 2012

    The Legacy Center received a second donation of papers from Dr. Mary Bagan Dratman, a 1945 graduate of Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania (WMCP). Dr. Dratman taught at WMCP and the University of Pennsylvania and is known for her research in endocrinology.

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