Vaccine 1904

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Vaccine 1904

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | January 4, 2021

Welcome to the New Year!
As we look forward to more of our fellow citizens receiving the vaccine for COVID-19, on Mondays in January we will share images of people receiving vaccines in the past. 
This photo shows a  Minneapolis Board of Health member giving vaccinations in 1904.