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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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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