Ransdell, Joseph E.

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Title: Ransdell, Joseph E.
Description: Image of Senator Joseph E. Ransdell of Louisiana. In 1930, convinced that fundamental research could lead to cures for diseases, got his Ransdell Act through Congress. This Act reorganized and expanded the Hygienic Laboratory and renamed it the National Institute of Health.
Subjects (names): Joseph Ransdell
Topics/Categories: Historical -- People
Type: B&W, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Unknown Photographer
AV Number: AV-3000-3231
Date Created: 1930
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.