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A Doctor for Rural AmericaThe Reforms of Frances Sage Bradley$
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Barbara Barksdale Clowse

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813179773

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813179773.001.0001

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Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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(p.iii) A Doctor for Rural America
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Barbara Barksdale Clowse

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813179773.003.0001

On a cold spring morning in 1925 a stocky, smiling elderly woman stood on the bank of the raging Yaak River in northwest Montana. Coming toward her in a makeshift chair suspended from a zipline was a mother holding an infant. A small boy held tightly on from behind his mother. The family had come a long way seeking her help. She was Dr. Frances Sage Bradley. For a quarter century she had worked to spare the lives and health of women, their infants, and children. The doctor moved to the edge of the bank and snapped a photograph of the family to add to her massive collection. Then she helped them to safety and began her health conference....

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