Waiting for the Verdict [Dr. Friedman and The Great White Plague]

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VCU_NC 1300_C37  v3 n4 Apr 1913 p226 Macauley rsz.jpg

Title

Waiting for the Verdict [Dr. Friedman and The Great White Plague]

Description

Editorial cartoon by C. R. Macauley, originally published in the New York World. Republished here in Cartoons Magazine, vol. 3, no. 4 (April 1913), p. 226.

A skeletal spectre waits outside an office with a plaque labelled "Dr. Friedman." 

Friedrich Franz Friedmann was a tuberculosis researcher in Berlin who came to New York City in 1913 to give what he called the "turtle vaccine" to people who came to his clinic. The New York City Board of Health rejected his claims and the clinic was closed.

Creator

Macauley, Charles Raymond

Source

Cartoons Magazine, vol. 3, no. 4 (April 1913), p. 226. Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Date

1913 April

Contributor

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

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Notes

Learn more: 
Tuberculosis, Social Welfare History Project 
Tuberculosis, Social Welfare History Image Portal 
Editorial cartoons, Social Welfare History Image Portal

Citation

Macauley, Charles Raymond , “Waiting for the Verdict [Dr. Friedman and The Great White Plague],” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed November 15, 2018, https://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/394.