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Providence Board of Health records (C#95-197)

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Providence, RI 02903
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Collection Overview

Title: Providence Board of Health records
Date range: 1857-1977
Creator: Providence (R.I.). Board of Health
Extent: .35 cubic feet
Abstract: Black and white photographs documenting disease and living conditions in Providence during the early 1900's as well as activities of the City of Providence Health Department. The collection also includes annual reports, and examples of actual signs used to warn of the existence of scarlet fever or diphtheria.
Language of materials: English.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
Collection number: C#95-197