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American History Sweatshop Exhibition
A pictorial tour of sweatshops from 1820 to the present. from the national museum of american history smithsonian institution.
Andrew Balfour of Khartoum
The career of this pioneer of tropical medicine. vintage photographs and links are also included.
Benjamin Rush and Yellow Fever
An on-line history of dr. benjamin rush's efforts to fight yellow fever in america in the 1790s , by bob arnebeck , with documents from the period.
Books and Documents Relevant to U. S. Military Medical History
Links to several on-line books published by the army dealing with the history of epidemiology , preventative medicine and organization of the u. s. army medical department and medical command
Buchan's Domestic Medicine
An on-line transcription of william buchan's 1785 home medical guide for the treatment and prevention of disease in the 18th century
Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Official publication of the american association for the history of medicine and the johns hopkins institute of the history of medicine. sample issue and table of contents only. full text requires subscription to project muse.
CDC Public Health Image Library - PHIL
An extensive collection of still images , image sets , and multimedia files related to public health.
Clendening History of Medicine Library: Nightingale Letters
Exhibition of photographs and letters of florence nightingale pertaining to the history of nursing
Edward Jenner
Includes e-texts of the three publications about smallpox vaccination.
Germ Theory Calendar
A time line of all speculation on and experiments pertaining to the germ theory of disease beginning in 50 bc and going to 1900
History of the Commissioned Corps, US Public Health Service
Article recounts the establishment and development of this organization , founded in 1798 to provide for the care and relief of sick and injured merchant seamen.
History of the National Hansen’s Disease Programs
Timeline of u. s. government work in louisiana aimed at the treatment of leprosy , patient rehabilitation , and related training and education.
How the Other Half Lives
Studies of the tenements of new york , by jacob a. riis , originally published in 1890. the hypertext edition , with illustrations , presented by american studies at yale.
Images From the History of the Public Health Service
An online version of images from the history of the public health service; a photographic exhibit by ramunas kondratas , ph. d. printed in 1994 by the u. s. department of health and human services and the public health service.
In Memory of James Beattie Morison M. D.
In 1961 dr. james morison wrote an important paper on why people smoke: " smoking habits of winnipeg school children" . he also wrote on nursing homes and public health.



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