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A portrait of Samuel Jay Crumbine, who in 1904 became secretary of the State Board of Health. During his tenure, he became internationally famous for his campaign against unscreened windows, the house fly, common drinking cup, spitting in public, and misleading labels on food and drugs. Crumbine's slogans included "Swat the Fly" and "Don't Spit on the Sidewalk."
Item Number: 212306
Call Number: B Crumbine, Samuel *4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212306
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Physicians
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Community services - Public health
Date - 1900s - 1909
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Crumbine, Samuel Jay, 1862-1954
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917 - Progressive Era, 1900-1916
Thematic Time Period - Industrialization and the National Economy, 1870-1920
Type of Material - Photographs