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November 9, 1912

Fresh Air and How TO Use It.

JAMA. 1912;LIX(19):1741. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270110155040

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The 150 illustrations in this book indicate that the interest in obtaining fresh air is wide-spread, for three-fourths are photographs of apparatus in use. The remainder are line drawings and architects' plans. The book was prepared in answer to requests for information as to methods for procuring fresh air. Practical ways are pointed out under living conditions of every sort, as it is recognized that people must live in surroundings determined by their income. Explicit directions are given for the simpler devices, and as the treatment of the problem becomes more complicated, lists of material and estimates of cost are added. Any of the temporary sleeping-porches illustrated may be built by a good carpenter from a study of the photographs. Simple means of window-ventilation are first described, and then

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