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Typhoid Mary in Hospital Bed

(Original Caption) New York, NY- Mary Mallon(1870?-1938), known as "Typhoid Mary". She was the first person identified as a carrier of typhoid bacilli in the United States. Herself immune to the disease, she spread typhoid while working as a cook in the New York City area. She is pictured here after having been institutionalized on Brother Island where she stayed from 1914 until her death in 1938. Ca. 1900's.
Typhoid Mary in Hospital Bed
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Credit:
Bettmann / Contributor
Editorial #:
514968616
Collection:
Bettmann
Date created:
January 01, 1900
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Source:
Bettmann
Object name:
U1183097INP
Max file size:
3475 x 2380 px (11.58 x 7.93 in) - 300 dpi - 3 MB