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HIST 356: Health Care History

Sources to help your research


Welcome to the 2020 guide for HIST 356! This page features tools that will help you gather sources for your research projects.

The Home page features databases that are useful for locating secondary sources, and links to library services that may help you throughout the research process. Click on the Finding Primary Sources tab for info on how and where to find primary sources.

Databases for locating research

Special topics

Will B: Seminole Health Practices 

Jessica C: treatment of cholera before scientific medicine 

Angel I: Women Homeopaths in treatment of earlier pandemics, with lessons for today (Gale db search:

Kyla J: Racial Inequality in health care 

Kelli K: Chicago Nurses in the 1918 Flu Epidemic 

Avery M: Lessons from past pandemics for Covid 

Stephen M: Lyme Disease problems and management 

Matthew M: Jim Crow public health 

Brianna R: Veterans Administration problems and opportunities  

Kennedy R: History of Access to Reproductive Health Care 

Megan S: Smallpox Vaccination in Colonial America 

Adrian S: Asbestos Research 

Josiah W: Pharmaceutical Companies at the intersection of markets and medicine 

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