Tuskegee Syphilis Study. Leading Up To. Antebellum Health Care Plantation owners valued employees 1860 estimated value of 4 million slaves was 2 billion dollars Some hospitals for slaves, usually in places like New Orleans or Natchez, MS Slaves used in medical experiments
"The hospital is intended to fulfill three purposes: - To be an institution where people of color may be attended by physicians of their own race, and secondly, that colored physicians may have an opportunity to develop themselves along the lines of specialties, and thereby, become thoroughly proficient in them, at the same time no distinction is made in regard to color and all races of people are treated promptly, and properly and Third, to establish in the near future a well organized training school for nurses where young ladies may obtain special instruction pertaining to their calling."
Dr. Taliaferro Clark had an “aha” moment!