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Accident Prevention

Accident Prevention

1945-1946

The Lexington Signal Depot (Kentucky) maintained a very successful workplace safety program during World War II...

Tags: Health | Industry | World War II
Workplace Hazards

Workplace Hazards

August 23, 1950

These documents detail issues dealing with the handling of beryllium, an element used to increase strength and stability of metal alloys...

Tags: Health | Industry | Tennessee
Women in Vietnam

Women in Vietnam

1983-1990

The New England Research Institute submitted a study that specifically addressed the health of women who served in the Vietnam War...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Health | Women
Malaria Map

Malaria Control

1935

Clayton County, Georgia, home to the National Archives at Atlanta, was once inundated with cases of malaria along the Flint River...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Malaria Prevention | Map
Fly Control

Fly Control

ca. 1952

The Public Health Service's Vector Control and Investigations Branch created and distributed a fly control exhibit which identified the dangers posed by...

Tags: Georgia | Health
This is Ann

This is Ann

August 1943

The War Department's robust malaria awareness campaign included a booklet called This is Ann, about a dangerous mosquito. It was written by...

Tags: Health | Malaria Prevention
Rat Control

Rat Control

ca. 1920s-1930s

Rats posed a serious health concern to medical professionals since they are known to carry and spread diseases...

Tags: Georgia | Health
Indian Health

Sanitary Bathrooms

1914-1926

These early 20th century documents highlight the informational efforts the U.S. Indian Service made regarding the need for sanitary privies...

Tags: Health | Native Americans | North Carolina
Air Pollution

Air Pollution

1963

In 1962, the rural community of Spruce Pine, North Carolina took action against the International Minerals & Chemical Company for their...

Tags: Health | North Carolina
Atomic Fallout

Atomic Fallout

1945-1952

The U.S. Army Medical Department published this informational booklet about the medical effects of atomic radiation...

Tags: Health