Women Health Workers and the Color Line in the Japanese American "Relocation Centers" of World War II

@article{Smith1999WomenHW,
  title={Women Health Workers and the Color Line in the Japanese American "Relocation Centers" of World War II},
  author={Susan Lynn Smith},
  journal={Bulletin of the History of Medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={73},
  pages={585 - 601}
}
  • S. L. Smith
  • Published 1 December 1999
  • Medicine
  • Bulletin of the History of Medicine
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