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Letter from the Executive Department to Department heads of the City of Somerville regarding budget expenditures during the Great Depression.

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The front page of the Rescue Herald, a publication of the American Rescue Workers. The first article gives an overview of the organizations work; providing care for the sick and poor.

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Letter from Laurence Howard to Representative William J. Bell, State House, Boston, Massachusetts, regarding oppositions to vaccination in the community and methods of combating them.

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Correspondence between K.L. Quinn, R.N., Superintendent of Public Health Nurses, City of Portland, Maine Health Department and Laurence Howard on May 28 and 29, 1930, regarding a case of opposition to diphtheria vaccination.

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Correspondence Between Dr. John S. Hitchcock, A.A. Surgeon, Office of Administrative Health Practices, United States Treasury Department, and Dr. Frank L. Morse, Medical Inspector, Regarding Somerville's Policy on Diphtheria Immunization.

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Letter from the Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service, to All State Health Officers regarding the resurgence of smallpox, the need for widespread vaccinations, and the restriction of inter-state travel for those infected.

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Vol. 21, Number 11-12 of Seattle's Health and Sanitation bulletin discussing the prevention of diphtheria in children through the use of antitoxin.

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The minimum quarantine requirements recommended by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for prominent contagious diseases.

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Letter from Frank L. Morse, Medical Inspector, to the Board of Health regarding three cases of diphtheria alleged to have received inadequate care.

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Correspondence between Frank L. Morse, Medical Inspector, Board of Health, and Charles L. Knight, M.D., 544 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA, concerning a case of scarlet fever Dr. Knight potentially mishandled.
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