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Catalog Number 2005.039.00004
Object Name Ledger
Title Record of Births, Deaths and Contagious Diseases; City of Sioux Falls
Scope & Content A ledger book kept by the City of Sioux Falls to track births, deaths, and contagious diseases between 1895 and 1905. The book has hard covers covered in tan linen with maroon leather corners and spine. The book's title is printed in gold on the spine. The first section lists births and includes the mother's name, the father's name, their nationalities, where the baby was born, the date it was born, its sex, its color, and the attending physician. The middle section lists deaths and includes the name of the deceased and their place of birth, race, age, cause of death, place of death, date of death, and attending physician. The final section lists contagious diseases and includes the patient's name, sex, age, disease, address, date the illness was reported, attending doctor, and any notes or remarks.
Date 1895-1905
Dates of Creation 1895-1905
Language of Material English
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