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Lincoln County Kansas
MEDICINE

LINCOLN COUNTY MEDICAL PERSONNEL IN 1887
Medical personnel listed in the "Register of Physicians and Accoucheurs" section of the Annual Report of the State Board of Health of the State of Kansas, 1887

DR. HULTNER'S GOOD DEED
A story about an act of kindness by one of Lincoln's doctors, from the 1897 Lincoln Beacon.

SURPRISE PARTY FOR DR. HULTNER
Lincoln businessmen gather for a party in honor of Dr. Hultner, and the guests pose for a photo, too.

DR. COGWELL'S OBITUARY
An obituary for former Lincoln doctor Frank Cogswell.

DR. JOHNSON'S MEMOIRS
After his death, Dr. Albert C. Johnson's memoirs of practicing medicine in Lincoln were donated to the county Historical Society.

DR. SONGER'S RETIREMENT
An article upon the retirement of Dr. Songer, who worked in Lincoln for more than 40 years.

DR. SONGER DAY IN LINCOLN
Lincoln held a special celebration of Dr. Songer after his retirement.

A BIG SURPRISE FOR DR. SONGER
Of all the "Dr. Songer Babies" who turned out of his retirement party, this one was the most special.

MEDICINE MAN
Information on medical practioners in the early 1900's from the book, Souvenir History of Lincoln County, Kansas (1908)

HANDLING CONTAGIOUS AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
In 1893, the Lincoln Republican printed instructions at the request of Dr. H.M. Hall, the county health officer, about the handling of infectious diseases such as scarlet fever and diphtheria.

DR. PATTERSON'S PLEA
In a letter to a Lincoln newspaper in 1902, Dr. William Patterson makes a plea with his neighbors and patients: no more night calls. Like many country doctors, Dr. Patterson had a large area of the county but he was 70 years old and unable to get about as he used to. It's a nice glimpse at the life of a country doctor.

DR. KERR RETIRES
Dr. L.A. Kerr retires after more than 45 years of practice.

DR. SHELKSOHN TO LYONS
Dr. O.W. Shelksohn moves from Sylvan Grove to Lyons, Kan.


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