Publication information

Philadelphia Medical Journal
Source type: journal
Document type: news column
Document title: “American News and Notes”
Author(s): anonymous
Date of publication: 16 November 1901
Volume number: 8
Issue number: 20
Pagination: 801-03 (excerpt below includes only page 801)

“American News and Notes.” Philadelphia Medical Journal 16 Nov. 1901 v8n20: pp. 801-03.
McKinley Memorial Hospital (Philadelphia, PA); McKinley memorialization (Philadelphia, PA).
Named persons
Samuel H. Ashbridge; William N. Ashman; Jay F. Schamberg: John V. Shoemaker; John Madison Taylor; James Tyson; James C. Wilson.
The identity of Professor Ives (below) cannot be determined. Possibly it is Frederick E. Ives.

The excerpt (below) is from a section of the column titled “Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, etc.”

American News and Notes

     Meschianza for the McKinley Memorial Hospital.—On Monday, November 11, at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, the following speeches were made by physicians: “The Reasons of the Entertainment,” Judge William N. Ashman; “The William McKinley Hospital Association,” Dr. John Madison Taylor; “The Needs of a Pay Hospital for Contagious Diseases,” Dr. James Tyson; “The Care of Contagious Diseases in Special Hospital,” Dr. James C. Wilson; “Contagious Diseases and the State,” Dr. John V. Shoemaker. Mayor Ashbridge then declared the Meschianza open, and Professor Ives and Dr. Jay F. Schamberg gave a magic lantern display.