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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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A half century of public health :  jubilee historical volume of the American Public Health Association, in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary celebration of its foundation, New York City, November 14-18, 1921   / edited by Mazÿck P. Ravenel.
American Public Health Association, creator
Ravenel, Mazÿck Porcher.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectDigital ObjectLocation
McKay Applied Sci

Countway Medicine

Networked Resource

Master Microforms

Microforms (Lamont)

Place of Origin
New York
American Public Health Association
xi, 461 p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 25 cm.



RA424 .A5

WA 9 A512h 1921

Film 10339 no. 4
Public Health ;  United States ;  Public Health -- history ;  Public health -- History ;  Public health -- United States ;  Sanitation -- History ;  Hygiene -- Public societies

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Public Health, 1900-

The history of public health, 1871-1921 / by S. Smith -- The American Public Health Association, past, present, future / by M.P. Ravenel --The story of public health in Canada / by P.H. Bryce -- The history of bacteriology and its contribution to public health work / by F.P. Gorham --American mortality progress during the last half century / by F.L. Hoffman -- The United States quarantine system during the past fifty years / by H.S. Cumming -- History of state and municipal control of disease / by C.V. Chapin --Fifty years of water purification / by G.C. Whipple -- Sewage and solid refuse removal / by R. Hering -- Stream pollution by industrial wastes and its control / by E.B. Phelps -- Progress in Federal food control / by C.L. Alsberg -- Food conservation / by S.C. Prescott -- Milk and its relation to public health by C.E. North -- The history of child welfare work in the United States / by P. Van Ingen -- Housing as a factor in health progress in the past fifty years / by L. Veiller -- What fifty years have done for ventilation / by G.T. Palmer.

History of industrial hygiene and its effect on public health / by G.M. Kober -- A fifty year sketch history of medical entomology and its relation to public health / by L.O. Howard -- The history of public nursing / by Lavinia L. Dock.
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  Half century of public health
Other Title
  Harvard College Library history of science project ; 00165
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