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From a mere stockade with two blockhouses established as Fort Dearborn in 1803 by the United States Government, Chicago has had a noteworthy development. The many phases of Chicago's phenomenal growth from an insignificant hamlet of log houses to a metropolitan center of great importance were dramatically portrayed at A Century of Progress from June to November of 1933.
Of all the exhibits at the World's Fair, none drew more close observation and widespread acclaim than those dealing with medicine, surgery, and the basic and allied sciences, most of which were located in the Hall of Science. In concise form
CHICAGO AS A MEDICAL CENTER. Ann Intern Med. ;7:1033–1047. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-8-1033
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(8):1033-1047.
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