Dr. Arthur K. Lawrence in office   Save
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Description: Photograph of Dr. Arthur K. Lawrence in the rear room of his three-room office at 681 East Long Street in the Williams Building, Columbus, Ohio. He is surrounded by medical equipment. Arthur Kelton Lawrence (1877-1954) was the son of Thomas Lawrence and Martha Hartway Lawrence. Martha escaped from slavery and was taken in by the Kelton family in Columbus, who also employed Thomas. The two were married in 1864. Lawrence served as a hospital steward in the 9th Battalion of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish American War. After the war, Lawrence became a doctor and established a medical practice in Columbus. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Om1277_781359_114
Subjects: African American Ohioans; Physicians; Columbus (Ohio)--History--20th century; Medicine -- History;
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)