Dr. John D. Humber grew up in Greenville and attended Wake Forest and Tulane Universities. He founded various medical organizations and was a co-discoverer of the Coffey-Humber treatment for cancer.
In this interview he discusses his childhood in Greenville, N.C., his college years, and his work as a doctor. Also discussed is the life of his brother, Dr. Robert Lee Humber, who among other things was a founder of the movement for World Federation and was a great force behind the establishment of the North Carolina Museum of Art; and the history of the Humber House at the corner of W. Fifth and Washington Streets in Greenville.
This interview was done by Stanley L. Little of the Eastern Office of the Division of Archives and History of North Carolina.
Gift of John Davis Humber
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