This report firstly gives a historical overview of the diseases stijfziekte and lamziekte. The second part of the report looks at diseases resembling or relating to stijfziekte and lamziekte. In part 3 the situation of stijfziekte in South Africa is discussed and part 4 looks at lamziekte or gal-lamziekte.
The journals have been scanned with a SupraScan 10000RGB scanner; 24-bit true colour, 400 dpi, saved in TIFF-format.
Copies of the master images have been converted to black & white, 1-bitmap images and OCRed with ABBYY Fine Reader v.9 software.
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