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African-American Pioneers in Medicine & Science Featuring Dr. Alexander D. Brickler

Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum, Tallahassee FL

African-American Pioneers in Medicine & Science Featuring Dr. Alexander D. Brickler

The Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives Research Center and Museum and Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, spotlight several significant advancements of African Americans in the medical and other scientific fields.

Beginning in the late 1870s and emerging into what became known as the Jim Crow Era, African Americans began to make astounding advancements in medicine and science. During the end of the Reconstruction period, 1877, through the early 1950s, African Americans began to build their own businesses, schools, churches, hospitals and civic organizations. An example of this growth was the founding of the State Normal College for Colored Students on October 3, 1887, which would become known today as

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FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 445, Tallahassee, FL 32307

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  1. When will this be opened back up to the public?


    • Thank you for your interest in the Meek-Eaton Black Archives (MEBA) located on the historic campus of Florida A&M University. Due to the coronavirus pandemic that plagues the world, MEBA is governed by the State of Florida University System and the Florida Board of Governors.

      The Board is scheduled to meet on May 28 to discuss the re-opening of state universities. Currently, MEBA is operating

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