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Portrait of Dr. Miles Nash, Sr.: Tallahassee, Florida

Portrait of Dr. Miles Nash, Sr.: Tallahassee, Florida (186-?)

Image number: Rc09788

Physician, minister, and post master.

William L. Peeples, MD

William L. Peeples, MD (18--)

Image number: N046805

Born in Georgia. Lived in Hamilton County between Jasper and Live Oak. Served in the Florida House, 1885, 1887.

Hiram Hampton, pistol-packing doctor: Tampa, Florida

Hiram Hampton, pistol-packing doctor: Tampa, Florida (19--)

Image number: RC20770

Dr. Jacob Augustus White: Tampa, Florida

Dr. Jacob Augustus White: Tampa, Florida (19--)

Image number: PR00902

White was born in Marianna on September 19, 1876. After school he completed Florida State College and entered the medical program at Howard University. After graduation in 1903, he opened an office in Apalachicola, where he practiced for 13 years before moving to Tampa. He opened a sanitarium there in 1917. He was president of the Tampa branch of the NAACP.

Portrait of Florida State Senator and Mrs. John N. Krimminger: Lafayette County, Florida

Portrait of Florida State Senator and Mrs. John N. Krimminger: Lafayette County, Florida (between 1868 and 1870)

Image number: Rc00874

"Sen. Krimminger was a medical doctor, a professor of Greek & Latin, a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1868, County Superintendent of Lafayette Co. schools. Assassinated while serving as Lafayette Co. judge at New Troy in [October 1871]."

Portrait of Dr. Charles Alston Gee: Quincy, Florida

Portrait of Dr. Charles Alston Gee: Quincy, Florida (186-)

Image number: N038434

Identified as Dr. Charles Alston Gee, husband of Elizabeth Walton Dismukes, and father of Susan Dismukes Gee Dupont, 1833-1867.

Military Doctors, Corpsmen, and the Red Cross

Red Cross volunteers rolling bandages

Red Cross volunteers rolling bandages (191-)

Image number: PR13526

Lucille Lightsey and Susie Turner on right end.

Clara Barton and Red Cross colleagues having a picnic: Tampa, Florida

Clara Barton and Red Cross colleagues having a picnic: Tampa, Florida (1898)

Image number: Rc13693

They are picnicking in Spring 1898 awaiting permission to take relief supplies to Cuba.

Portrait of the first Territorial legislative council President Dr. James Craine Bronaugh

Portrait of the first Territorial legislative council President Dr. James Craine Bronaugh (not after 1822)

Image number: Rc03095

Dr. Bronaugh caught yellow fever at the first legislative council meeting in Pensacola, July 1822, and died on September 3, 1822.

He had been Andrew Jackson's personal army surgeon.

Portrait of Dr. Henry Rose Carter

Portrait of Dr. Henry Rose Carter (18--)

Image number: N044925

Assistant surgeon general USPHS. Sent to Tampa to confirm 1880s out-break of Yellow Fever.

U.S. Army hospital corpsmen, stationed at the Convent of Mary Immaculate: Key West, Florida

U.S. Army hospital corpsmen, stationed at the Convent of Mary Immaculate: Key West, Florida (1898)

Image number: PR10230

Spanish-American War wounded were nursed at the convent. The convent is operated by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. It also has a school attached to it, known as St. Mary, Star of the Sea.

The Infamous Dr. Mudd

Dr. Samuel Mudd was accused of treating the injured John Wilkes Booth after the murder of President Lincoln. Charged with conspiracy, he was found guilty and sentenced to prison in Fort Jefferson, Florida (near Key West).

When an outbreak of yellow fever killed the prison doctor in 1867, Dr. Mudd took over the role and helped to stem the epidemic.

Portrait of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd: Fort Jefferson, Florida.

Portrait of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd (1860)

Image number: c031395

Dr. Mudd was imprisoned in Fort Jefferson, Florida, on July 24, 1865, pardoned in February 1869, and released on March 11, 1869.