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Photo of a newspaper article entitled "Doctor to Let Defective Baby Expire Unaided".
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Title: "Doctor To Let Defective Baby Expire Unaided"
Original caption: Doctor to Let Defective Baby Expire Unaided
He's Going to Let Her Baby Die: This Woman Says "It's for Best."
Does Humanity Demand the Saving of Defective Babies?
Creator: n/a
Date: 1915
Format: Newspaper
Publication: The Chicago Daily Tribune
Source: Available at selected libraries
Keywords: Chicago, IL; Children; Death; Doctors; Eugenics; H.F. Haiselden; Ideologies; Illinois; Media; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Newspapers; Parenting; Physical Disability
Topics: Science, Health & Technology
Note: Thanks to Martin S. Pernick. This image appeared in his 1996 book, The Black Stork: Eugenics and the Death of "Defective" Babies in American Medicine and Motion Pictures Since 1915.