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This collection consists of research materials gathered by Rikki Miller while doing research on the Colored Orphan's Home and the Barnett Hospital and Nursing School, an African American hospital, in Huntington, West Virginia. Materials are primarily photocopies of articles, photographs, surveys, and reports from various sources. Also included is Miller’s final presentation titled, “Case Study: An Appalachian ‘Black Hospital’”


Special collections material is obtained from many sources and is intended primarily for research and educational purposes. Certain works may be protected by copyright, trademark, or related interests not governed by the department. It is up to the researcher to verify that they have permission to use these materials for publication or other activities.

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For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-2343


Span Dates: 2012-2014