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Mead Johnson & Company



  • Existence: 1900-


Mead Johnson & Company was founded in 1900 by Edward Mead Johnson as the American Ferment Company, Jersey City, N.J. In 1905 the name was changed to Mead Johnson and Company. The company moved to Evansville, Ind. in 1915. The company became a subsidiary of Bristol-Myers Company in 1967.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Appendicitis in Childhood, 1941

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Black and white film with sound showing Joseph Brennemann, MD giving a lecture about appendicitis in children. He discusses the symptoms and courses of treatment at different stages, the theories of its causes–particularly the connection to upper respiratory infections, the reasons that pediatricians should be interested in the subject, and his expertise on the subject as the head of Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago. Throughout the lecture he gives specific examples of cases that he has...
Dates: 1941

Pneumonia: A Pediatric Clinic, 1938

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Black and white film with sound depicting Isaac A. Abt, MD giving a lecture on childhood pneumonia to a class. A student gives the details and symptoms of the patient, a 28-month-old girl. Abt examines the child, performs a pulmonary examination with percussion on her chest and back, listens to her heart with a stethoscope, and displays an x-ray of her chest. Students are asked to examine the patient, performing the tests Abt demonstrated. Abt then describes the various pneumonias of...
Dates: 1938