Public Health and Safety History in the Best of the Web Directory

Public Health and Safety History

Bartleby: Edward Jenner

Shows a short description of the contribution of the scientist in the field of cowpox vaccination.

Buchan's Domestic Medicine

Contains William Buchan's transcription of home medical guide in the 18th century. With table of contents.

Destroying Angel

Chronicles Benjamin Rush's fight against yellow fever in America. With table of contents sorted by chapters.

History of American Sweatshop Exhibition

Provides online exhibit and tour of the American Sweatshops in 1820. Plus interactive floorplan.

Images From the History of the Public Health Service

Shows an online photographic exhibit about the history of the Public Health Service. With table of contents.

In Memory of James Beattie Morison M.D.

Chronicles Dr. James Beattie Morison's career especially about his interest in studying smoking and health.

John Snow and Cholera

Narrates Dr. John Snow's legendary contribution in the history of public health, epidemiology and anesthesiology.

Office of National Institute of Health (NIH)History

Contains online exhibits and historical resources that includes short history of NIH and searchable item collections.

Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever On-line Collection

Shows Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever manuscript collections including reports, photographs, negatives, and artifacts.

Plague and Public Health in Renaissance Europe

Presents historical accounts about the plague and public health during the Renaissance in Europe.

Selection of Letters Written by Florence Nightingale

Contains Nightingale’s letter resources arranged in chronological or alphabetical orders. Plus related sites.

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