Mary E Britton, 1855 - 1925 US medical pioneer specializing in hydrotherapy and electrotherapy.

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Mary E Britton, 1855 - 1925 US medical pioneer specializing in hydrotherapy and electrotherapy.
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Mary E Britton, 1855 - 1925 US medical pioneer. Britton graduated from the American Missionary College in Chicago, USA and worked as a doctor from her home in Lexington, Kentucky USA in her specialities of hydrotherapy and electrotherapy. She was officially granted a license to practice medicine in 1902 Britton was the first licensed female doctor in Kentucky and one of the first African American doctors She was active in campaigning for more rights for African Americans and women She retired in 1923 Artwork published c 1893 in Noted Negro Women their triumphs and activities