Whooping Cough Quarantine Sign - McPherson County Health Department

Whooping Cough Quarantine Sign - McPherson County Health Department

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Description (Brief)
Yellow cardboard sign with black print. "WHOOPING / COUGH / Minimum quarantine period is six weeks. All members of the household, except those who / have previously had the disease, included. No person 14 years of age or under will be / permitted to attend school, church, or any other public gathering until 14 days after / exposure.--Chapter 205, Statutes 1917. / McPherson County Health Department"
Currently not on view
Object Name
quarantine sign, pertussis
date made
ca 1950
Pierson, Weir
place made
United States: Kansas, McPherson
Physical Description
cardboard (overall material)
overall: 11 in x 13 7/8 in; 27.94 cm x 35.2425 cm
overall: 27.9 cm x 35.4 cm; 10 31/32 in x 13 15/16 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Credit Line
In Memory of Dr. and Mrs. Weir Pierson from their children
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The Antibody Initiative
Antibody Initiative: Whooping Cough
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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