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Nellie McKenzie and Dr. Roy S. Wynn


Dr. Roy S. Wynn was Charlotte's first black ophthalmologist, opening his office in 1941, and the first black citizen to serve on the board of the Charlotte Housing Authority.


Right: Nellie McKenzie was the first black public health nurse in Charlotte. From: Little Visits with the Charlotte Cooperative Nursing Association Highlights from the Report of 1927.