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June 12, 1948

GOVERNMENT SERVICES

JAMA. 1948;137(7):650-651. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890410072012

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Abstract

ARMY 

WALTER REED'S BUST IN HALL OF FAME  For the ceremony of unveiling Walter Reed's bust in the Hall of Fame on the campus of New York University, May 20, the printed program contained excerpts from letters written in longhand by Major Reed to Major J. R. Kean and to Mrs. Reed, his wife, at the time his famous experiments were under way and when the discovery of the method of transmission of yellow fever was made in 1900. The program contains also a picture of the birthplace of Major Reed in Belroi, Va.; of Camp Lazear where the experimental work was done; of the shack where some of the experiments were carried on; of the flight of the population during outbreaks ofyellow fever in Newport News, Va., and other Southern states; of Reed's colleagues in the experimental work; of medals awarded; of the U.S. Army Walter Reed General

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