Dr. Alva Curtis Garrott, honored by a local dentist association, 1940s
- Dr. Alva Curtis Garrott, honored by a local dentist association, 1940s
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- Garrott family, 1950s
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Miriam Matthews Photograph Collection
Dr. Alva Curtis Garrott at a gathering where he was honored by a local dental association, with his second wife Dr. Alice Watkins Garrott (seated next to him).
Dr. Garrott earned degrees in Pharmacy and Dentistry at Howard University in Washington, D. C. before bringing his family to Los Angeles in 1901, becoming this city's first Negro dentist. After his first wife, Lillie Garrott, died in 1916, Dr. Garrott married Alice Watkins, who became a dentist.
Dr. Alice Watkins Garrott was a dentist who married dentist. Dr. Alva Curtis Garrott.
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