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Name Kerr, John W.
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Image of 90.0005.031 - Pen, Fountain

90.0005.031 - Pen, Fountain

Gold metal frame, cream matte. Pen is mounted on side of a letter. Pen is wood with metal quill-type tip. The letter is dated May 26, 1930, from J.W. Kerr describing the signing of Public Act 251 which established the National Institute of Health under the Public Health Service.

Image of Harold L. Stewart Photograph Collection - Hygienic Laboratory examining board and candidates for promotion

Harold L. Stewart Photograph Collection - Hygienic Laboratory examining board and candidates for promotion

The Hygienic Laboratory’s examining board and the candidates proposed for promotion. The candidates are wearing the uniforms of the Hygienic Laboratory. The director at the time was Dr. John Anderson who served from1909 to 1915. The examining board was comprised of Drs. William P. McIntosh, William J. Pettus and Leland E. Cofer while the candidates were Drs. John W. Kerr, Mark J. White, Leslie L. Lumden, Claude H. Lavinder, Rudolph H. von Ezdorf, Milton H. Foster, John McMullen, Lunsford D. Fricks and John F. Anderson. Both Drs. John Anderson and Fricks worked on Rocky Mountain Spottted Fever. Dr. Anderson went to Montana in 1903 to help determine the cause of the fever. Dr. Fricks worked in