Rebecca Lee Crumpler's Historical Discourses

Rebecca Lee Crumpler's A Book of Medical Discourses : in Two Parts

Rebecca Lee Crumpler (nee Lee) holds a place in American history by becoming the first African-American female to receive an MD degree in the United States. Crumpler received a Doctress of Medicine degree in 1864 when she graduated from the New England Female Medical College (later to merge with Boston University in 1873).