Title: The World Shewing the Geographical Distribution of the Human Species, in Crania americana or, A comparative view of the skulls of various aboriginal nations of North and South America : to which is prefixed an essay on the varities of the human species / by Samuel George Morton (before page 1)

Artist/Maker: J. Yeagor

Date: 1839

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Crania americana or, A comparative view of the skulls of various aboriginal nations of North and South America : to which is prefixed an essay on the varities of the human species / by Samuel George Morton. Public Domain Mark

Location(s): Philadelphia, PennsyvlaniaA, USA

 

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Categories: Cartography Scientific Racism

Title: Harriet Tubman

Artist/Maker: H. Seymour Squyer

Date: ca.1885

Source: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Copyright/Permissions: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Location(s): Dorchester County, Maryland, USA; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Auburn, New York, USA; Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA

 

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Categories: Disability Nurses and Physicians Punishment

Title: Title page of A narrative of the proceedings of the black people, during the late awful calamity in Philadelphia, in the year 1793: and a refutation of some censures, thrown upon them in some late publications

Artist/Maker: Absalom Jones and Richard Allen

Date: 1794

Source: The National Library of Medicine

Copyright/Permissions: Absalom Jones and Richard Allen. A narrative of the proceedings of the black people, during the late awful calamity in Philadelphia, in the year 1793: and a refutation of some censures, thrown upon them in some late publications. Philadelphia: Printed for the authors, by William W. Woodward, at Franklin’s Head, no. 41, Chesnut-Street, 1794. Public Domain

References: Hogarth, Rana A. Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Location(s): Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

 

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Categories: Community Health Tropical Medicine

Title: Bethel A.M.E. Church, the first Colored Methodist Church in Philadelphia, established in 1787

Artist/Maker:

Date: 1910

Source: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library

Copyright/Permissions: “Bethel A.M.E. Church, the first Colored Methodist Church in Philadelphia, established in 1787.” New York Public Library Digital Collections.

References: Hogarth, Rana A. Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Location(s): Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

 

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Categories: Epidemics Hospital Care Public Health Scientific Racism Spirituality and Religion Tropical Medicine

Title: Bush-Hill, the seat of William Hamilton Esqr. near Philadelphia

Artist/Maker: Cornelius Tiebout

Date: 1793

Source: Library of Congress

Copyright/Permissions: Cornelius Tiebout, engraver, and Jacob Hoffman. Bush-Hill, the seat of William Hamilton Esqr. near Philadelphia / J. Hoffman del. Philada. ; Tiebout sct. Pennsylvania Philadelphia, 1793. Photograph. Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections

References: Hogarth, Rana A. Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Location(s): Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

 

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Categories: Epidemics Hospital Care Public Health Scientific Racism Tropical Medicine

Title: Page from George Gliddon and Josiah Nott, Types of Mankind: Or, Ethnological Researches, Based Upon the Ancient Monuments, Paintings, Sculptures, and Crania of Races, and Upon Their Natural, Geographical, Philological and Biblical History, 10th ed. (Philadelphia, PA: Lippencott & Co., 1871), 458-459.

Artist/Maker:

Date: 1871; Book first published in 1854

Source: U.S National Library of Medicine-National Institutes of Health

Copyright/Permissions: Public Domain

References: Stone, Andrea. Black Well-Being: Health and Selfhood in Antebellum Black Literature. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016. Bindman, David. Ape to Apollo: Aesthetics and the Idea of Race in the 18th Century. London: Reaktion, 2002.

Location(s): Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

 

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Categories: Medical Education Scientific Racism Slavery and Medical Knowledge

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