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Thomas William Burton, b. 1860
What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.
Cincinnati: Press of Jennings and Graham, c1910.

By request of the family (of the decedent), Dr. Burton is performing an
autopsy on the largest woman who lived in Springfield for years, at
the time of her death weighing 500 pounds, December 1909.

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Subjects:
  • Burton, Thomas William, b. 1860.
  • African Americans.
  • Portrait photographs.
  • Dead persons--Ohio--Springfield.
  • Examinations--Ohio--Springfield.
  • Physicians--Ohio--Springfield.