National Archives at Atlanta

National Archives at Atlanta

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Customs Quarantine

Various Dates

The Public Health Service was responsible for the quarantine of arriving vessels to verify the health and sanitation of their contents...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Health | Quarantine | South Carolina

NASA Astronauts

July-August 1969

Apollo 11 astronauts were placed in a mobile quarantine unit after returning from the moon. Several photos show them talking with President Nixon...

Tags: Alabama | Health | Quarantine | Space Exploration
Vessel Inspections

Vessel Inspections

Various Dates

The duties of the Public Health Service, Foreign Quarantine Branch included the inspection of ships entering the United States...

Tags: Health | Quarantine
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