Scope and Contents
These are the papers of Grace Marilynn James (1923-1989), an African-American pediatrician in Louisville. Her papers, dating from 1939 to 1989, comprise approximately twenty-one linear feet. The majority of this collection documents her medical career after her arrival in Louisville. One of the largest series describes her initiation of medical care and education for the black community through the West Louisville Medical Center, which she organized. This collection also...