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October 1, 1910

International Hygiene Exposition, Dresden, 1911

JAMA. 1910;55(14):1216-1217. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330140060025

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To the Editor:—  It now seems probable that the United States will not be officially represented at the International Exposition of Hygiene to be held at Dresden next year. This is a most regretable circumstance as the exposition bids fair in many particulars to be highly important in both a scientific and commercial sense. It will be an important and conspicuous step in a movement that is at once humanitarian, altruistic and utilitarian, one that is world-wide in its extent and to be identified with which the United States cannot afford to miss a single opportunity.The exposition, which is to be opened in May, 1911, under the patronage of the King of Saxony, is to cover an area of about 300,000 square yards located in a large park in the heart of Dresden. The guarantee fund for its promotion was made up some six months ago of $75,000 from

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