Halle Tanner Dillon Exam Application

In order to receive a license to practice medicine in Alabama, Halle Tanner Dillon had to take a certification exam that consisted of hundreds of questions from all-white examiners. This document is her application to take the certification exam for her medical license dated August 17, 1891, soon after her graduation from the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

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