The first female doctors from India, Japan and Syria, as students at the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1885. (Photo: Legacy Center Archives, Drexel University College of Medicine)

Anandibai Joshi in 1886. (Photo: Legacy Center Archives, Drexel University College of Medicine)

Keiko Okami in the garden of her home in Tokyo in 1939, aged about 80. (Photo: Legacy Center Archives, Drexel University College of Medicine)

The resting place of Anandibai Joshi in Poughkeepsie, New York. (Photo: Legacy Center Archives, Drexel University College of Medicine)

A class photo at the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1888

A class photo at the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1888, including Okami (number 21) as well as two African-American women (numbers 3 and 6). In 1889, Susan La Flesche Picotte also graduated, becoming the first Native American physician.

The Dean's Reception at the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania, October 10th 1885. (Photo: Legacy Center Archives, Drexel University College of Medicine)

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