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October 28, 1939

Man and His Health: A Guide to Medical and Public Health Exhibits at the New York World's Fair 1939, Together with Information on the Conservation of Health and the Preservation of Life

JAMA. 1939;113(18):1667. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800430059045

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This is a brief description, with illustrations, of the exhibits in the Hall of Medicine and Public Health at the New York World's Fair. In the Hall of Man is presented a large amount of material on anatomy and physiology from the Oberlander Trust. In the Hall of Medical Science there are twenty-eight exhibits, presented by various scientific and commercial organizations. Brief mention is made of health exhibits found in other parts of the fair, such as the Federal Building and various state and foreign buildings.

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