ID# 330:
AMA/Eugenics Record Office survey about hereditary blindness
Pages: (1|2)
American Philosophical Society, ERO, MSC77,SerX,Box4: Harry H. Laughlin

AMA/Eugenics Record Office survey about hereditary blindness

[illegible] Telephone Piedmont 275 Douglas Keith, Superintendent Office of the Industrial Home for the Adult Blind 3401 Telegraph Avenue Oakland, California Cause of blindness of inmates admitted to the Industrial Home for the Adult Blind, from January 1, 1900 to April 1, 1918. Atrophy&37 Explosion&37 Accident&35 Unknown&31 Ophthalmia Neonatorum&14 Cataract&11 Measles&10 Gun Shot&7 Glaucoma&6 Scarlet Fever&6 Iritis&3 Poison Oak&2 Inflammation&2 Overwork&2 Detachment of Retina&2 Heat&2 Syphilis&2 Eye Strain&2 Spinal Meningitis&2 Typhoid Fever&2 Neuralgia&2 Retinal Hemorrhage&2 Opacity of Cornea&2 Rheumatism&2 Medical Treatment&1 Lead Poisoning&1 Brain Fever&1 Myopia&1 Loss of Sleep&1 Electric Light&1 Small Pox&1 Sunstroke&1 Erysipelas&1 Nicotine Poison&1 Optic Neuritis&1 Abscess&1 Ulceration of Cornea&1 Conjunctivitis&1 Total&237

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