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Preschool immunization clinic, 1946

Posted on August 19, 2018 | in Uncategorized | by

A group of preschool children received diphtheria inoculations in the first series of immunization clinics conducted by the city-county health department in September 1946. The children were treated in the nurses’ room at Ashland School. At left, Miss Mitty Price, nurse with the health department, inoculated Sonia Smith. Watching the proceedings were Thomas Hall, Phil Powell, John McClintock, Barzelle Branham, and Vincent Long. Right, Nurse Mary Neill immunized Jimmy Johnson while Bobby Huffman awaited his turn. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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