Dr. A. Louise Klehm Graduation Portrait, circa 1902

Title

Dr. A. Louise Klehm Graduation Portrait, circa 1902

Description

Photographic graduation portrait of Dr. A. Louise Klehm. Amelia Louise Klehm graduated from the University of Illinois, Chicago Medical School in 1902. Dr. Klehm was in only the second class at University of Illinois, Chicago Medical School to allow women into the class. The dean of the School, William Edward Quine, M.D., was influential in accepting women into the Medical School Program. Dr. Klehm was nearly 32 years old when she graduated. After graduation, Dr. Klehm did a three month internship at Hull House in Chicago under the direction of Dr. Rachelle Yarros, a significant figure in gynecological practices and advocate of birth control.

Date

c. 1902

Rights

No Copyright - United States

Access Rights

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Medium

photographs

Source

Skokie Historical Society, Skokie, Illinois

Spatial Coverage

Skokie -- Illinois -- United States; Chicago -- Illinois -- United States

Citation

“Dr. A. Louise Klehm Graduation Portrait, circa 1902,” Skokie History Digital Collections, accessed December 18, 2018, https://skokiehistory.omeka.net/items/show/974.