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Public Health

Title: Photograph of a Man With Smallpox
Type: Photograph
Date: no date
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: This man had been vaccinated for smallpox years ago, but still contracted the disease.
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Photograph of a Man With Smallpox

Activities:

  1. What can we learn about this man from the photograph and caption beneath it?



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  2. Why was this man's case of smallpox less severe than other cases they had seen?



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  3. How did this man get smallpox in the first place?



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  4. Since this photograph has a descriptive caption on it, what might we guess about its use?



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