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Pollution Illustration

This illustration in black and white was the first image to be used in an Indiana State Board of Health Monthly Bulletin (1:4 [October 1899], 7). It shows the pollution of a shallow well by a privy and a trash pile. The house on the right labeled "typhoid" indicates the result of the pollution. In the middle of the illustration is a funeral party going from the house to the cemetery on the left (Rice, 89). Image enhanced by The Indiana Historian.