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April 24, 1897


JAMA. 1897;XXVIII(17):806. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440170040008

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The semi-centennial meeting of the American Medical Association, which will be held in Philadelphia June 1, 2, 3 and 4, 1897, bids fair to surpass in the character of the entertainment, the scientific papers and the number in attendance any meeting which has heretofore been held. The committee in charge have been able to obtain large and roomy places of meeting for the general and the Section meetings, all within a single block, and within a very short walking distance or immediately adjacent to the largest and most comfortable of the Philadelphia hotels.

The general meetings of the American Medical Association will be held in the Academy of Music, which is an opera house capable of seating nearly three thousand persons, the acoustic properties of which are so excellent that a speaker on the stage can be heard in any part of the house. Immediately across the street from the

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