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Dr. John Jay Smith in his office

Smith, Hamilton Sutton (1857-1924)1915/1925

Museum of African American History, Boston & Nantucket

Museum of African American History, Boston & Nantucket
Boston, United States

John Jay Smith (1887-1955) was the son of Hamilton and Julia Brooks Smith. He studied medicine at Howard Medical School and established a practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His sister, Julia Hamilton Smith, described him as an avid reader, an athlete and, sincerely committed to his work of helping people. Though he faced discrimination, Smith was well-respected among his peers in the medical profession.

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  • Title: Dr. John Jay Smith in his office
  • Creator: Smith, Hamilton Sutton (1857-1924)
  • Date Created: 1915/1925
  • Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Rights: No known rights restrictions. Credit: Museum of African American History, Boston and Nantucket, 1973.01.331 (334)
  • Medium: Photograph, Glass Plate Negative
  • Collection: Hamilton Sutton Smith Collection

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