A significant portion of Legacy’s inaugural exhibit, “Herbs to Lasers, Cholera to Aids: African American Medicine and Health, 1800-2000,” has been installed in the Career Center at Virginia Baptist Hospital.
The exhibit features local African American doctors, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, and dental hygienists of the Jim Crow era. Images, artifacts, and text provided by Legacy were installed by Tom Ledford.
The VBH Career Center, located on the third floor of the hospital (the main floor of the original building), is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Access is easiest from the old Rivermont Avenue entrance; from that point, the Career Center is straight ahead.
If you missed Legacy’s first exhibit, or if you would enjoy seeing it again, take a look. The exhibit will be at VBH until December of this year.