A Ten Years' Survey of Seclusion Maternity Service

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Description: 

Survey of the Willows Maternity Sanitarium for review by doctors across the country. In the foreword of the document concludes with the following: "After perusing this review, the doctor will not hesitate in recommending any good girl who has made the error of the flesh, to repair to The Willows for seclusion and protection. Any fear he or the patient's family might have of her being thrown among the undesirables and under demoralizing influences, will be dispelled by the charts herein presented... Truly these are the ACCIDENTS OF SOCIETY." The document also includes photographs of the interior, exterior, and staff of the sanitarium.

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Date: 
1937
Modern Location: 
2929 Main Street
Kansas City, MO
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Rights Statement: 
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Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
MVSC PF 362.1982 W73T 1927-1936
Digital Object Identifier: 
MVSC-PF362.1982-W73T-1927-36
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