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1888 Map of Lung Disease Death

What a sad map of the District. This shows the deaths in Washington from lung disease in 1888.
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Following close on the heals of the absurdly popular diarrhea death map, here’s a map of deaths due to another disease.

We’re hitting a new stride here with these old maps. Don’t forget to check out the old maps we’ve posted like this one on juvenile delinquents in 1935, or this one showing the unbuilt highways of Washington in 1967.

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