Authorization of the NCI, 1937

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Title: Authorization of the NCI, 1937
Description: "'Conquer Cancer' Adopted as Battle Cry of the Public Health Service" was the headline on an article on page 2 of the Washington Post newspaper on August 6, 1937. President Roosevelt had signed a bill to authorize the National Cancer Institute, with Dr. Carl Voegtlin as the Chief. Shown are photos of Drs. Carl Voegtlin, R. H. Fitch, Herbert Kaher and Thomas Parran (Surgeon General).
Topics/Categories: Historical -- Documents and Publications
Historical -- Events
Type: B&W, Photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Unknown Photographer
AV Number: AV-3708-0192
Date Created: August 1937
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.