Created By: Ithaca Heritage
Mr. and Mrs. Galvin came to Ithaca in the 1940s. They were both doctors. He was a general practitioner. She was one of the first African-American women to earn a Ph.D. at Cornell in 1943 in English.
**This tour is from the 2003 printed "The Southside's African-American Heritage Walking Tour" brochure prepared by the Cornell-Ithaca Partnership with research by Leslyn McBean & Ingrid Bauer; modified for PocketSights by The History Center in Tompkins County in 2022. Text is unchanged from the original printing.**
This point of interest is part of the tour: The Southside's African-American Heritage Walking Tour (Historic Brochure Edition 2003)