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Public health

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

AFL-CIO Community Service Activities records

Identifier: SW0020
Abstract The records reflect organized labor's efforts to increase membership involvement in such community health, welfare, and recreation programs as blood banks, counselling and referral services, or strike assistance. The collection includes incomplete material from predecessor agencies: the AFL's Labor League for Human Rights and the CIO War Relief Committee, later renamed the National CIO Community Services Committee. Also included are correspondence, a reference manual, director's reports,...
Dates: 1942-1967

American Social Health Association Records

Identifier: SW0045
Abstract The records chronicle the American Social Health (originally "Hygiene") Association's efforts to control and prevent venereal disease, prostitution, and drug addiction through educational, legal, and medical measures. The records reflect considerable interaction with the armed forces, particularly during periods of war or full mobilization. Field reports document conditions in individual cities and the influence of housing, recreation, sanitation, and other factors on vice and public health....
Dates: 1905-2005

Duluth Health Department records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3690

The collection contains minutes of the Duluth Board of Health (4/18/1873-1908) with no index, correspondence, a scrapbook containing sample forms used by the department, quarantine signs, an analysis of vital statistics (1900-1937), infant mortality report (1948-1957), a report on a compulsory submission tuberculosis report (1938), and distribution of death reports (1948-1953).

Dates: 1873-1957

Duluth Surgical Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4511

The collection consists of yearbooks for the years 1935-1944 in nine bound volumes, lantern slides, and minutes.

Dates: 1935-1959

Health and Safety, 1960-2011

Identifier: A1-K-l
Description These records--the majority of which are in the form of correspondence, memoranda, and reports--comprise an eclectic mix of materials. Most of these materials involve issues of health and safety on campus. Other files represent the role of campus administrators in public health and safety issues involving the local communities. For example, two large files document the administration's participation in a community-wide attempt to attract medical doctors to the area in the early 1970s. Other...
Dates: 1960-2011

Health Systems Agency of Western Lake Superior records

Identifier: S3770

The collection consists of one former board member’s files.

Dates: 1977 - 1986

Human Resources Planning Coalition of Greater Duluth papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3723

The collection consists of the files kept by the Chair of the Community Services Survey Committee beginning with the organizational meeting, May 28, 1969, of the Human Resources Planning Coalition.

Dates: 1964-1973

Minnesota Pandemic Oral History Project

Identifier: Tretter-532
Abstract The Minnesota Pandemic Oral History Project was conducted in 2021 to document information about the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in Minnesota. The project was funded by a grant from the Minnesota Historical Society and its Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (Legacy fund) to Portal Research of Minneapolis. Those involved were Emil Angelica (Project Director,) Barbara W. Sommer (Project Coordinator and Lead Interviewer,) Adam Negri (Interviewer,) and Lois Glewwe (Transcriber.)...
Dates: 2021

Minnesota WPA Art Project child health posters

 Collection — Box scrapbook box
Identifier: S4430

The collection consists of seventeen 11"x14" posters in a portfolio. The artwork was designed and executed by the Minnesota WPA Art Project. No artists' names are included.

Dates: circa 1940

Daniel D. Murray papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3096

The collection contains miscellaneous certificates, diplomas, correspondence, two photos and an account book of patients for the years 1891-1902.

Dates: 1874-1931

Public Health scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3133
Abstract The development of public health awareness in Duluth during the 1920s through the 1940s is reflected in this small collection. The collection also covers the Civilian Defense Health aspect of World War II. The collection contains news clippings concerning water tests, rubbish, city isolation hospital, vaccinations, care in handling milk, nursing council, sewage, nutrition, fire hazards, cancer control, food handling, etc. Volume 1 includes a small number of photographs of disease or injury...
Dates: 1920-1948

St. Louis County Health Department records

Identifier: S6044

The collection consists of publications related to public health issues.

Dates: 1957-1990; Majority of material found in 1957-1980, 1990

St. Louis County League for Planned Parenthood records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3012

The collection contains correspondence, minutes, scrapbooks, financial records, and reference materials.

Dates: 1935-1950

St. Louis County Social Services Department records

Identifier: S2350

The collection contains correspondence, general administrative records including committee reports and minutes, and policy manuals.

Dates: 1932-1970

United Way of Greater Duluth records

Identifier: S3066

The collection contains annual reports, news clippings, newsletters, promotional materials and working papers.

Dates: 1910-1975