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US-GCS DCL Coll-284 Row A CITY Grinnell Stories-2021-10-02

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Grinnell Stories blog by Dan Kaiser
Pearl Ellsworth Somers
Grinnell Physicians in the early 20th c.

Post title: When Doctors Made House Calls….With Radium!

Date published: October 2, 2021

Link to blog post: http://grinnellstories.blogspot.com/2021/10/when-doctors-made-house-callswith-radium.html

Drake Library Archive Digital File Name: Grinnell Stories/2021-10-02 When Doctors Made House Calls…With Radium!

Summary: Pearl Ellsworth Somers, a Grinnell College alum, was a physician who organized the first Grinnell Hospital in 1901 while doing a house call. He was one of the only Grinnell doctors who first adopted and extensively implemented radium therapy for both house calls and hospital visitations till 1925.

605 10th Avenue
1410 4th Avenue
834 Summer Street
1030 Pearl Street
1030 Elm Street, Grinnell, IA
1127 Park Street, Grinnell, IA
Booknau, Henry
Broders, Catherine
Buchenau, Rose
Cogswell, J. W
Dodge, William
Evans, E. S.
Grinnell Community Hospital
Kroh, Carrie
Main, J. H. T
Mason, Martha Ann
Mason, George
Miller, John S.
McConnell, Joseph
Parish, John
Perring, Roy H.
Rule, Isabel
Somer, Pearl Ellsworth
Talbott, E. F.
Tompkins, James
Wieman, Laura Matlack

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