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Reminiscences of Warren Fales Draper : oral history, 1963.

Creator: Draper, W. F. 1883-1970.
Project: Health sciences project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 59 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Education: the art vs. the science of medicine; Public Health Service assistant surgeon on quarantine and coast guard duty; establishment of Hygienic Laboratory; pollution and shellfish study, World War I, disease control, 1918 flu epidemic, reserve corps for Public Health Service; organization of Virginia's county health departments; Assistant Surgeon General to Dr. Cumming; Virginia State Health Commissioner; relationship of Public Health Service to state and local health agencies; Lumsden's tuberculosis research, plague control measures, trachoma study, venereal disease education program under Public Health Service; World War II, disease control work in Europe; birth of National Institute of Health.


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