A note stating that New York State would indeed supply the U.S. Army with serums, a decision made by Governor Whitman after reading the U.S. Surgeon General's letter to the Health Commissioner that detailed the dangers of army reliance on commercial serums. July 21, 1917
New York State Archives. New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Archives & History. NYS Defense Council. Division of Health & Hospitals. Health and hospital resources files from the Adjutant General's Office, 1917. Series A4238-78, Box 1, Folder 5.
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