The history of public health including large public health campaigns.
A pictorial tour of sweatshops from 1820 to the present. From the National Museum of American History Smithsonian Institution.
An on-line transcription of William Buchan's 1785 home medical guide for the treatment and prevention of disease in the 18th century
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.
A collection of still images, image sets, and multimedia files related to public health.
Exhibition of photographs and letters of Florence Nightingale pertaining to the history of nursing
Includes e-texts of the three publications about smallpox vaccination.
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 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.
Recordings and transcripts of oral histories about the discovery and early investigations of this mysterious and devastating disease.
The life and times of Dr. John Snow (1813-1858), with multimedia pages including the complete text of On the Communication of Cholera. Created by the Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health.
A hypertext archive of narratives and government records of Italian epidemics in the 14th century
Includes exhibit information and photographs about public health in Massachusetts.
Personal and professional letters and documents written and received by Reed and his associates during their successful effort to prove the mosquito transmission of yellow fever
Archives of manuscripts, images, and other materials on epidemics of past centuries and recent times, international health organizations, history of public health systems in various countries, and other topics related to WHO's mission.
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