Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Dr. Bassett

image number:

P0039537

description:

When Dr. Edith Boyer Schuman, Head of the University Health Center, was away from campus, Dr. Bassett, an IU medical graduate, took responsibility over the infantile paralysis epidemic, when 15 ASTP soldiers came down with cases of polio. She had 65 under observation and checked on 400 others, successfully keeping the panic under control.

This image appears in the October 1943 Indiana Alumni Magazine, page 25.

date taken:

1943 October 1

photographer studio:

Photographic Services

donor image number:

6668

accession number:

2000/003

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Bassett, Margaret Ann

corporate name:

Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, School of (HPER)

corporate name:

Medicine, School of

topic:

Women

topic:

College administrators

topic:

Physicians

topic:

Nurses

topic:

Poliomyelitis

topic:

Physicians

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Individuals

subseries:

Administration

folder:

Faculty & Staff