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Nurse Grace Kyler working with polio victims at the FAMU Hospital in Tallahassee.


"Varied treatment and types of services are offered patients at Florida A&M University Hospital here, the largest Negro hospital in this part of the state... it fulfills its function of providing for the health needs of the people of Leon and many surrounding counties."







Courtesy of State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, Tallahassee Democrat collection.

Exhibit Title

Health is a Human Right: Race and Place in America


This exhibit repurposes elements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) David J. Sencer CDC Museum exhibit “Health Is a Human Right: Race and Place in America.” This exhibit was created by the Georgia State University Library and the School of Public Health. Developed resources reported in this exhibit site are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012340 with the University of Maryland, Health Sciences and Human Services Library. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Additional Acknowledgements

Curatorial assistance provided by Laurie Sedicino. Web exhibit created by Sharon Leslie, Georgia State University Library.



HHR, “Nurse Grace Kyler working with polio victims at the FAMU Hospital in Tallahassee.,” Georgia State University Library Exhibits, accessed May 22, 2018,