Alice C. Evans Papers 1923-1975
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The United States Department of Agriculture was established in 1862 by President Abraham Lincoln and was elevated to a Cabinet level organization by President Grover Cleveland in 1889. The Department of Agriculture assists farmers and producers of food as well as creating policies and programs related to food distribution and nutrition information. The United States Department of Agriculture controls a number of regional offices through out the continential United States and its territories....
Evans was a bacteriologist for the Dept. of Agriculture's Dairy Division beginning in 1910. She discovered the transmission of Bacillus abortus through raw milk and was an forceful advocate for pasteurization. From the description of Alice Catherine Evans papers, 1923-1975. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 319126689 From the guide to the Alice C. Evans Papers, 1923-1975, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine) Alice C. Evans g...