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January 24, 1931

THE MEDICAL MEMORIAL IN PERSHING HALL

JAMA. 1931;96(4):274. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720300044016

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Abstract

More than one thousand dollars has been contributed by physicians to the fund being raised by the American Medical Association for the memorial salon to physicians who served and died in the war. This room will be included in Pershing Hall, a building in Paris in which memories of America's participation in the war will be permanently preserved in sculpture, painting and historical relics. The American medical contribution must be $10,000. The building itself is completed. It will house, in addition to the special memorial halls from many organizations, a great historical library, an auditorium, and classrooms in which American children in Paris may study English, civics and American history; finally, there will be an information bureau for Americans visiting Paris.

As is pointed out in the advertisement elsewhere in this issue, almost 40,000 American physicians were regularly enrolled in government services in the war and every physician in the

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