Trial access to Public Health Archives: Public Health in Modern America, 1890-1970
By Sarah Gilmore, on 2 May 2023
UCL has trial access to Public Health Archives: Public Health in Modern America, 1890-1970, Gale Primary Sources, until 1st June 2023.
Public Health Archives: Public Health in Modern America, 1890-1970 documents the rise of the twentieth-century public health system in the United States through correspondence, reports, pamphlets, ephemera, and more. Through primary sources, this archive documents the evolution and impact of public health legislation, policies, and campaigns at the local, national, and federal levels, highlighting the roles played by key organizations and individuals to advance public health practices and outcomes.
The archive also tells a tale of twentieth-century urbanization and industrialization, the rise of public advocacy and impact of legislation at various levels, the transformation of domestic life, the role of state control in the care of its populations, the challenges presented by differences of and social attitudes respecting race, ethnicity, gender, citizenship, age, ability, and class, and finally the means, methods, and mechanisms for organizing and financing public health policy initiatives.
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