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Patsy Ann MISER

Norfork Cemetery
Baxter County,
Arkansas

Patsy Ann Miser
Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Arch Miser
August 19, 1936-January 22, 1943

(Patsy Ann Miser & her playmate, Nina Ghenel Rouse. Patsy Miser, died in a diptheria epidemic in early 1943. According to a newspaper article, the Norfork school was closed for a period of time because of the epidemic and the resulting deaths.)

The Baxter Bulletin
January 29, 1943
Patsy Ann Miser, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arch Miser, passed away last Friday morning at 11 o'clock. She is survived by her mother, father and two brothers, Dan and Randall John.

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The Baxter Bulletin
February 5, 1943
The Norfork school is closed this week as a precautionary measure against a diphtheria outbreak. One Norfork child died last week from the disease and as several other children had been exposed to this case the school was closed to watch developments and prevent further exposure. There are no other cases reported as yet, but parents are advised by Mrs. Edna B. Huber, county health nurse, to have their children given the Shick test to determine their immunity if they have been vaccinated at some previous time, or to get them vaccinated within a week of two if they have never had the immunization. Children should be taken to the physician for the Shick test as the health department does not give these tests, Mrs. Huber says.
(From the files of Max Parnell.)

Contributed on 3/14/09 by maxparnell
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Submitted: 3/14/09 • Approved: 2/12/14 • Last Updated: 2/15/14 • R168166-G0-S3

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