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September 18, 1909


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JAMA. 1909;LIII(12):946-947. doi:10.1001/jama.1909.92550120037002c

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This descriptive article is published as a means of answering numerous inquiries concerning the tuberculosis exhibit shown at the recent American Medical Association session in the name of the Indianapolis Medical Society. As will be seen from the picture, the exhibit is housed in a handsome and substantial cabinet, consisting of an upper show case in which are placed models of pavilions, shacks, tents and devices used in the treatment of tuberculosis. Appended to each of the models are brief data as to materials and cost of construction. At one end of the cabinet is a flashlight transparency, which announces that with the lapse of every three seconds another victim has been claimed by tuberculosis.

The lower half of the case consists of two drawers, 10 by 14 by 22 inches in size, opening on opposite sides of the case. This enables several persons to be examining the contents

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