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Home > Emergency and Safety > Public Health and Safety > History
Dr. Joseph Goldberger and the War on Pellagra
An essay on a pioneer in Public Health. Authored by Alan Kraut, Ph.D., Professor of History, American University.
http://www.nih.gov/od/museum/exhibits/goldberger/full-text.html

Edward Jenner
Includes e-texts of the three publications about smallpox vaccination.
http://www.bartleby.com/people/Jenner-E.html

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
http://germtheorycalendar.com/

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.
http://www.cis.yale.edu/amstud/inforev/riis/title.html

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.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/phs_history/contents.html

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.
http://members.allstream.net/~jmorison/jamesbeattiemorisonmd.htm

International Network for the History of Public Health
Supported by the European Association for the History of Medicine and Health and cooperates with other institutions and foundations to promote the study of the history of public health.
http://www.tema.liu.se/inhph/

John Snow and Cholera
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.
http://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/snow.html

Memoir of 1798 Yellow Fever Epidemic
Dr. Benjamin Rush's Memoir of the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia in 1798
http://www.geocities.com/bobarnebeck/Rushmem98.html

Plague and Public Health in Renaissance Europe
A hypertext archive of narratives and government records of Italian epidemics in the 14th century
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/osheim/intro.html

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