Without Concealment, Without Compromise: The Courageous Lives of Black Civil War Surgeons
June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A lecture by author Jill Newmark
Join us at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum on June 17 at 2:00 PM as author and historian Jill Newmark discusses her book Without Concealment, Without Compromise: The Courageous Lives of Black Civil War Surgeons.This book is the first-ever comprehensive exploration of Black Civil War surgeons and their unique experiences fighting racism and discrimination to attend medical school and serve with the U.S. military.
The presentation is included with admission to the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum and FREE for NMCWM members.
The Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum is located at 437 7th St. NW, Washington D.C.
Jill Newmark is an independent historian and former curator and exhibition specialist at the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. Her exhibits include “Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine,” “Within These Walls: Contraband Hospitals and the African Americans Who Served There,” and “Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons.” She has published articles in Prologue and Traces magazines, as well as online in Circulating Now and blackpast.org.