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Nurse Miss Major was photographed at Tanana
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Department of Health's Mobile Health Unit truck
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Aboard the M/S Hygiene in the late 1940s
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The M/V Health is docked at Dutch Harbor and Unalaska
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Dr. Hazel Blair
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A poster from the territory's Department of Health
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The Alaska Department of Health's M/S Hygiene
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Women and children line up
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Clinic patients board the M/S Hygiene
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A starboard view of the M/V Health in Juneau
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The floating clinics of the late 1940s

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