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Published by Dillon in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Women physicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Physicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Women physicians.,
  • Physicians.

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About the Edition

Brief biographies of five women doctors who, despite many difficulties, made singular contributions to the field of medicine and to society in general.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [119]

Statementby Demerris C. Ranahan.
SeriesContributions of women
LC ClassificationsR692 .R36
The Physical Object
Pagination118, [2] p. :
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4262043M
ISBN 100875182135
LC Control Number81007793

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