Let There Be Life: The Contemporary Account of Edna L. Griffin, M.D. Helen Kitchen Branson.
Let There Be Life: The Contemporary Account of Edna L. Griffin, M.D.

Let There Be Life: The Contemporary Account of Edna L. Griffin, M.D.

Pasadena, Calif. M. S. Sen, (c. 1947). 1st ed. Hardcover. frontis (portrait), 135p. Original green cloth with title on front cover and nothing on backstrip. 23cm. Backstrip somewhat wrinkled. Former owner's name on endpaper.Rust marks on endpapers around hidden staples. No Jacket. 3 newspaper clippings about the author (2 pasted in; the other laid in). Also laid in is a modest broadsheet offering advance publication copies of this book to help establish hospital facilities for "people of low to moderate incomes" in Pasadena -- an inked notation indicates that a check was sent. Interesting biographical account of Griffin, an African American physician who graduated from Meharry and had to cope with and work to change the racially segregated medical system in Pasadena, California. Branson also wrote "Just People" (1997), an account of the lives and perpetual struggles, financial and otherwise, of Branson and her husband, both of whom were legally blind. Very Good. Item #88075

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