Hemenway On Vaccination
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1913, p. 3

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[Some text in scan not legible. Marked "damaged".}Lake Shore News has decided to present both side of the argument for vaccinating school children against smallpox. John H. Wigmore of the Northwestern University Law School suggested contacting vaccination authority Dr. Henry B. Hemenway. LSN asked attorney Charles F. Murphy and others who had written to LSN to compile a list of questions for Dr. Hemenway. Dr. Hemenway, a proponent of vaccination cited Surgeon J. H. White, who in New Orleans, successfuly quarnetined smallpox patients. [some of the following text is not legible in the scan] Dr. Hemenway criticized the Illinois Supreme Court's ruling on Potts Vs. Breen which said the state din not have the power to enforce vaccinations. Other states had similar rulings, some of which were overturned. Murray, the commissioner of the Evanston Board of Health opposes manditory vaccinations.
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23 Jan 1913
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Hemenway On Vaccination