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History of county health organizations in the United States, 1908-33

Ferrell, John A.

History of county health organizations in the United States, 1908-33

by Ferrell, John A.

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Published by U.S. Gov"t. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public health -- United States -- History.,
  • Public health administration -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompilation by John A. Ferrell [and] Pauline A. Mead ; prepared by direction of the Surgeon General.
    SeriesPublic health bulletin -- no. 222
    ContributionsMead, Pauline A.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 469 p. :
    Number of Pages469
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22974037M

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