December 8, 2019

Today in History: Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell

Today in History–January 23–the Library of Congress features career pioneer Elizabeth Blackwell, who graduated from medical school on this date in 1849. She was the first woman to earn a medical degree in the United States. Learn more about this trailblazing woman by visiting the Today in History section and clicking the links listed below. Group portrait of members of the Blackwell family outside on a lawn between 1880 and 1893 Letter, Elizabeth Blackwell to Baroness Anne Isabella … [Read more...]