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Hall of Health, Arts and Industries Building, 1957Hall of Health, Arts and Industries Building, 1957

Replacing the old Public Health gallery was the new Hall of Health, which featured a clear plastic figure of a woman that made use of electronics, light, and sound to show the female body's major organs. The hall's theme was "Through the Ages, Man's Knowledge of His Body."

See also: Medical History

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