State Board of Health License for Dr. Mary Ellen Britton, 1902

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With gratitude to Mrs. Yvonne Giles of the Isaac Scott Hathaway Museum, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky, who shared this scan of the license granted to Dr. Mary Ellen Britton to practice medicine in Fayette County, Kentucky.  The license is dated August 25, 1902 - making Dr. Britton the first woman licensed to practice medicine in Fayette County.