This collection consists of three
articles from 1933 published in the
Los Angeles Record as
part of a series written by Rodney Dutcher called “Heroes of Health.” In the series,
Dutcher sought to illuminate the efforts of the United States Public Health Service to
combat infectious diseases in America, with each article focusing on the story of a
particular disease, including parrot fever (psittacosis), tularemia, and Rocky Mountain
The Los Angeles Record was a daily newspaper founded by
Edward W. Scripps in 1895. The newspaper ceased publication in 1933.
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