Hospital for Former Slaves

African American slaves who escaped to Union Army lines during the Civil War became known as contraband. In this program, the National Library of… read more

African American slaves who escaped to Union Army lines during the Civil War became known as contraband. In this program, the National Library of Medicine’s Jill Newmark talked about the Washington, D.C. Contraband Hospital created by the federal government to treat former slaves and black soldiers. She also discussed the black doctors and nurses who served. The Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum hosted this event. close

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  • Jill L. Newmark Exhibition Specialist and Curator National Library of Medicine->History of Medicine Division
  • Jake Wynn Interpretation Director National Museum of Civil War Medicine->Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum

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Hospital for Former Slaves

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Program ID:
459743-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 04, 2019 | 4:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2019 | 5:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 04, 2019 | 4:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 05, 2019 | 2:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2019 | 8:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2019 | 11:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 24, 2019 | 5:42am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2019 | 11:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2019 | 5:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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