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Spraying for Malaria

Spraying for Malaria


In an effort to eradicate the threat of malaria, cars were specially outfitted for pesticide spraying...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Malaria Prevention

Environmental Experiments

August 23, 1950

This pamphlet explains the biomedical system that was being designed to evaluate human responses to low-gravity environments...

Tags: Health | Space Exploration
Coming to America

Evaluating Arrivals


The Foreign Quarantine Branch was tasked with evaluating the medical condition of people and pets entering the United States...

Tags: California | Health | New York | Quarantine | Texas
Youth Administration

Youth Administration


These images show the availability of medical care provided to National Youth Administration workers...

Tags: Health | Industry | North Carolina

OSHA Investigation


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) completed an investigation regarding an explosion at a gas station in Alabama...

Tags: Alabama | Health | Industry
Agent Orange

Agent Orange


In the 1980s, the Public Health Service investigated the detrimental effects of exposure to the defoliant Agent Orange on Vietnam War veterans...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Georgia | Health
Accident Prevention

Accident Prevention


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


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


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