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History of Public Health

Finding Images

Images from the History of Medicine (IHM)
Over 70,000 images plus other digitized materials that illustrate the social and historical aspects of medicine dating from the 15th to the 21st centuries. From the National Library of Medicine

Digital Libaries

Area Studies: Japan
"A wide range of sources, by writers, diplomats, tourists, businessmen, missionaries and others, documenting the political, cultural and social history of Japan from 1400 to the 20th century."
Empire Online
A fulltext collection of essays and associated primary sources focusing primarily on the British Empire. Rutgers-restricted Access
Contagion: Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics
Digital collection from Harvard University. Includes digitized copies of books, serials, pamphlets, incunabula, and manuscripts.
Tuskegee Syphilis Study: Digitized Documents from the U.S National Archives
U.S. Public Health Service Untreated Syphilis Study at Tuskegee
More than 3,000 reproduced copies of correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, and scientific articles.
World Health Organization: Health Topics
List of health topics. Some with significant digital resources; other in process.

Declassified Documents

U.S. Declassified Documents Online
Full text access to a broad range of previously classified federal documents spanning the twentieth and twenty first centuries. Rutgers-restricted access

The Internet Archive

Internet Archive
Want to follow the CDC's response to a particular issue? Go to the Internet Archive, enter: into the Wayback Machine, and select the year and date that you would like to see.

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