Interview with Russell F. Minton, February 18, 1987

Project: Goin' North: Tales of the Great Migration Oral History Project

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Dr. Russell F. Minton (1900-1997), born around 1900, was an African-American physician from 1929 to 1975. Minton graduated medical school in 1929 and became a radiologist at Mercy Hospital in 1940. Minton held many positions during his career such as the Medical Director of the merged Mercy-Douglass Hospital from 1949 to 1953. He was also the first African American physician to be appointed as a medical officer of the Civil Service Commission?s Philadelphia regional office. He worked in this position until he retired in 1975.

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2014oh178_gn030

Interviewee Name

Russell F. Minton

Interviewer Name

Charles Hardy, III

Interview Date

1987-02-18

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Minton, Russell F. Interview by Charles Hardy, III. 18 Feb. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Minton, R.F. (1987, February 18). Interview by C. H. III. Goin' North: Tales of the Great Migration Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Minton, Russell F., interview by Charles Hardy, III. February 18, 1987, Goin' North: Tales of the Great Migration Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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