For nearly a century, the names of 104 men sat in a dusty file in the National Archives. The list, lost to history, gave scant information on a group of African-American doctors who volunteered in World War I, some of whom were killed in battle.
But that brief information—just name, age and hometown—was enough for researchers Joann Buckley ’66 and Doug Fisher to begin tracking down these volunteers and piecing together details of their lives.
The two authors will share the unique stories of the men and uncovering lost history at the Moton Museum on Friday, April 29 at 3 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend the presentation. Continue reading.