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A contemporary photograph of vaccinated and non-vaccinated men with smallpox from 1904, demonstrating the effects of immunization

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Title

A contemporary photograph of vaccinated and non-vaccinated men with smallpox from 1904, demonstrating the effects of immunization

Subject

African Americans--Healthcare
Patient's Pest House--(Covington, Va.)
Smallpox--Inoculation--Twentieth century

Description

An original 5” x 5” framed black & white glossy photograph of two adult African-American men -- one vaccinated against smallpox, the other not vaccinated -- and the resulting difference.

Publisher

Digitized by the rights holder.

Date

1904

Type

Photographs

Identifier

covington_smallpox

Spatial Coverage

Covington (Va.)

Temporal Coverage

Twentieth century

Rights Holder

Anonymous. Name available upon request.

Citation

“A contemporary photograph of vaccinated and non-vaccinated men with smallpox from 1904, demonstrating the effects of immunization,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed October 22, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/8157.