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The Empty Cradle: Infertility in America From Colonial Times to the Present

Janet E. Shepherd, MD
JAMA. 1996;276(16):1351-1352. doi:10.1001/jama.1996.03540160073039.
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'This 1883 photo shows Matthew D. Mann, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, at right, performing surgery in the first operating room in Buffalo equipped with electric lights. Buffalo General Hospital was one of the first buildings in town to be electrified. Courtesy Buffalo General Hospital Archives." From Another Era: A Pictorial History of the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1846-1996, by Ronald Elmer Batt, Harold Brody, Shonnie Finnegan, et al, 192 pp, with illus, $39.95, ISBM 0-89865-963-9, Buffalo, NY, SUNY Buffalo, School of Medicine (716-829-2775), 1996; reproduced by permission.

Portrait of William Scott, MD, professor of anatomy 1856-1883. From McGill Medicine, vol 1: The First Half Century 1829-1885, by Joseph Hanaway and Richard Cruess, 219 pp, with illus, $45, ISBN 0-7735-1324-8, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press, 1996; reproduced by permission of the publisher.

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