Dr. Anderson Ruffin Abbott

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Title

Dr. Anderson Ruffin Abbott

Description

The son of American fugitives living in Toronto, Anderson Ruffin Abbott became the first Black medical doctor in Canada. During the American Civil War, he volunteered as a surgeon for the Union forces. After returning to Canada he became Canada's first Black coroner.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Library and Archives Canada

Date

ca. 1865

Rights

Copyright expired

Format

PNG

Type

Still Image

Identifier

Mikan no. 20475