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October 17, 1908


JAMA. 1908;LI(16):1340. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02540160050010

The exhibits of the International Congress on Tuberculosis probably constituted the greatest antituberculosis exhibition ever assembled. In another column1 we describe many of its features. It is natural that, because of its nearness, the United States should lead in the size and elaborateness of the exhibits when classified by countries. Of the foreign exhibits, those of Germany, England, and Sweden are the best, with Germany leading. The states making creditable exhibits are New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Colorado, Minnesota, Maine, Michigan, Maryland and Wisconsin. The Army and Navy exhibit is very meritorious. Of the educational exhibits given by states, that of New York, particularly including the New York City exhibit, is by far the best. From a scientific standpoint, Pennsylvania, and particularly the Phipps Institute, leads. Some of the states had no exhibit. Practically every sanatorium in the country, outside of a few states, had an exhibit. The work