John Shaw Billings: The Early Years & the National Medical Library (NLM, 1983)

[Music] [Narrator:] The era from the Civil War to World War One was a time of dramatic change, vitality, and productivity. Historians have described these years as the “Age of Energy,” the “Rise of the City,” the “Age of Reform,” and the “Search for Order. It was a period that witnessed the expansion of urban…