The Resource Beside the troubled waters : a black doctor remembers life, medicine, and civil rights in an Alabama town, Sonnie Wellington Hereford III and Jack D. Ellis

Beside the troubled waters : a black doctor remembers life, medicine, and civil rights in an Alabama town, Sonnie Wellington Hereford III and Jack D. Ellis

Label
Beside the troubled waters : a black doctor remembers life, medicine, and civil rights in an Alabama town
Title
Beside the troubled waters
Title remainder
a black doctor remembers life, medicine, and civil rights in an Alabama town
Statement of responsibility
Sonnie Wellington Hereford III and Jack D. Ellis
Title variation
Black doctor remembers life, medicine, and civil rights in an Alabama town
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beside the Troubled Waters is a memoir by an African American physician in Alabama whose story in many ways typifies the lives and careers of black doctors in the south during the segregationist era while also illustrating the diversity of the black experience in the medical profession. Based on interviews conducted with Hereford over ten years, the account includes his childhood and youth as the son of a black sharecropper and Primitive Baptist minister in Madison County, Alabama, during the Depression; his education at Huntsville & rsquo;s all-black Councill School and medical training at Meha
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
610.89/96073
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R695
LC item number
.H47 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Beside the troubled waters : a black doctor remembers life, medicine, and civil rights in an Alabama town, Sonnie Wellington Hereford III and Jack D. Ellis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-171) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Through a glass darkly -- To be a doctor -- Medical practice under segregation -- Bringing freedom to the rocket city -- Integrating the hospital and the schools -- Troubles and trials
Control code
ocn772459652
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 177 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817385064
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26058558
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)772459652
  • pebcs0817385061

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