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December 10, 1904

The Crusade Against Tuberculosis in St. Louis.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(24):1802. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02500240068015

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Abstract

St. Louis, Dec. 1, 1904.

To the Editor:  —St. Louis is keeping pace with other cities in this work. Following the presentation of the subject of the limitation of tuberculosis in the conference of charities last spring, a committee on organization was appointed resulting in the formation of the St. Louis Society for the Prevention of Tuberculosis. The plan adopted was to make each branch as representative as possible and yet to some extent interdependent. The chairmen of the different special committees constitute the executive committee, which in turn is made the special committee on tuberculosis of the Civic League, which has over 3,000 members. In this way the society has the indorsement and sanction of the league without being limited in its work. The advisory committee consists of the president or manager of each large charity association, viz., the Provident Association, the Jewish Charities, the St. Vincent de Paul,

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