Audubon’s Everglades Science Center - Photographs

 

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Monument to Joseph Smith and his son who died during a yellow fever epidemic at Fort Jefferson

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Environmental protection, Wildlife conservation, Dry Tortugas (Fla.), Key West (Fla.), Fort Jefferson, North and Central America, United States, Florida, Monroe, Dry Tortugas Islands

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1 online resource ( 1 photo: color)

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Environmental protection; Wildlife conservation; Dry Tortugas (Fla.); Key West (Fla.); Fort Jefferson

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University of South Florida USF

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Joseph Smith was the prison doctor. Samuel Mudd assumed the responsibility as physician at Fort Jefferson after Smith's death. In recognition for Mudd's leadership and herosim during the epidemic, President Johnson pardoned Mudd for his supposed involveme

Keywords

Environmental protection, Wildlife conservation, Dry Tortugas (Fla.), Key West (Fla.), Fort Jefferson, North and Central America, United States, Florida, Monroe, Dry Tortugas Islands

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