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Clara Maass.

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A Nurse. A Hospital. A Spirit.. By CUNNINGHAM JOHN T.. . 96 pages. Belleville, N. J. Price, $2.95.

Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(3):673. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-70-3-673_6
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A journalistic, well-illustrated account of the Clara Maass Memorial Hospital (founded as the Newark, N. J., German Hospital in 1868) and of the life of the nurse for whom it was named. Clara Maass died in Cuba at age of 21, a victim of yellow fever contracted by her as the only woman volunteer in the critical experiments of Gorgas and Guiteras. Even though this history was clearly not prepared for scholars, its modest value for collections in medical history would have been greater had the author slipped reference to his sources into an unobtrusive bibliography at the end of


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