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July 23, 1904

MEDICAL AND HYGIENIC EXHIBITS AT THE LOUISIANA PUECHASE EXPOSITION.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(4):260-261. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.92500040003

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II. FOREIGN EXHIBITS. 

GERMANY.  Of the foreign governments Germany makes the most interesting and complete display. It is distributed through several buildings, chiefly in the Palace of Education and Social Economy and the Liberal Arts building. Germany's special building, which is a copy of the Charlottenburg Palace, has no medical exhibit. The German government has spent a million dollars to properly represent Germany at the World's Fair and the result is most admirable and most instructive. The city of Berlin, the Royal Prussian Ministry for Medical Affairs and the Imperial Board of Health have made a most systematic exhibition.Germany shows a model representing her growth in population from 24,833,000 in 1816 to 56,307,000 in 1900; as a nation they are reaping the benefits of an enlightened national board of health and a rigid system of sanitation. The vital statistics of Berlin show that the death rate has fallen steadily,

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