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Letter from M. Wharton Young, MD, Department of Anatomy, Howard University, to "L. H."

about how the situation at Howard grows worse by the month and how he regrets turning down a position at Chicago Medical School; a position at University of Illinois may open but "I believe there is no Negro full professor on the medical faculty at Illinois...there is no reason why we should not get a fair chance at any available job so long as we can merit or excel the other candidates..."

Courtesy National Library of Medicine

Page with handwritten text.