Browse Items (6 total)

  • Coverage is exactly "Early Twentieth Century (1900-1950)"

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Official publications of the Pan-American Exposition of 1901 describe only two sideshow-esque displays on people of African descent, "The Old Plantation" and "Darkest Africa."  There is no mention of a very different third exhibit, which aimed to be…

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Statements signed by the nearest living relative or friend of the deceased giving consent to perform an autopsy. Includes date, name of consenter, name of deceased, relationship to deceased, and signature of witness(es).

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Can include name, age, gender, nativity, occupation, date of death, date of burial, disposition (place of burial or other), cause of death, state number, remarks on death, and undertaker. In chronological order, no index.

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Can include name, age, gender, nativity, occupation, date of death, date of burial, disposition (place of burial or other), cause of death, state number, remarks on death, and undertaker. In chronological order, no index.

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Includes name, age, nativity, occupation, gender, pauper, vagrant, by whom committed, date of commitment and of what town, direct cause of commitment, transferred to and returned from hospital, died, date of discharge [or death], remarks (where…

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Can include name, age, gender, nativity, occupation, date of death, date of burial, number of grave, cause of death, case number, remarks on death and disposition (taken by relatives, body given to Medical College or undertaker, or buried in Mount…
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