Eradicating Plague from San Francisco: Report of the Citizens' Health Committee and an Account of Its Work with Brief Descriptions of the Measures Taken, Copies of Ordinances in Aid of Sanitation, Articles by Sanitarians on the Nature of Plague and the Best Means of Getting Rid of it

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Press of C.A. Murdock & Company, 1909 - Plague - 311 pages

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Contents

Transmission of the Report
7
The San Francisco Epidemics
9
The Plague
12
B Testis
14
Ancient Epidemics
15
The Role of the Rat
19
The Flea
24
The Present Pandemic
28
Work of the SubCommittees
91
Organized Labor
99
The Clergys Part
101
The Japanese in San Francisco
104
Improvement Club Work
108
Work of San Franciscos Women
110
The Public Schools
118
Main Points of Attack
122

The First San Francisco Outbreak
30
Favorable Soil
35
The Return of the Pest
38
Mayor Taylor Appeals to Washington
39
Rat Cases Increase
40
Waking up the Public
42
The January Mass Meeting
45
The Citizens Health Committee
49
The People
52
Presenting the Problem
55
Getting Down to Work
58
Organization of the Citizens Health Com mittee
59
Forming the SubCommittees
72
Chapter Page XXI The Opening Guns
75
A City of Meetings
81
Work in the Field
84
Financing the Campaign
85
Garbage
123
The Water Front
126
Butchertown
129
Stables and Manure
131
Warehouses
136
Markets Restaurants and Hotels
138
Chicken Yards
139
Domestic Rat Harbors
141
Sewers and the Rag Industry
144
The Produce and Commission District
146
The First Six Weeks
151
NonPolitical Appointments and the Total Graft
153
HousetoHouse Inspections
155
Bounties Traps and Poison
158
Some Minor Details of Committee Work
161
Invitation to the Banquet
184

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