Central Virginia Doctors, Dentists, and Nurses

African American doctors who began practicing in Central Virginia around the turn of the century, besides Dr. Thomas J. Fawcett, Dr. Roger William Lomax, Dr. William Henry Roberts, and Dr. Alphonso Pogue, were Dr. James H. Bugg, Dr. J. W. Jackson, Dr. Stepney B. Hill, Dr. S. Talliver, and Dr. F. Murrell, all of Lynchburg.

Dr. Thomas A. Stevens, a dentist, attended the Howard University School of Dentistry and practiced in Lynchburg, first on Park Street and then on Fifth Street, from 1905 until his death in 1917 from nephritis. He was 28 years old when he died.

Nurses working during the same period included Lizzie Binyard, Alice Hamilton, Sarah Harris, and Louise Anderson.

Between 1920 and 1945, Lynchburg doctors in addition to those featured in the exhibit included Dr. James A. Brown, Dr. James H. Bugg, George A. Fishephev, Frank R. Trigg, and Jayflus I. Ward.

Dr. Roger Anderson practiced in Bedford from the late 1930s until the mid-1950s. His office was in his home on Franklin Street.

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