Title: Dr. Richard Whitehead in Apron and Anatomy Class

Artist/Maker: Unidentified photographer, active Raleigh, N.C.

Date: ca. 1890

Source: Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Copyright/Permissions: Dr. Richard Whitehead in Apron and Anatomy Class in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Image Collection Collection #P0004, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

References: Daina Berry, The Price for Their Pound of Flesh (Beacon Press, 2017), 148–93; Human Dissection in the Early Years of Medical Education at UNC. 

Location(s): Univ. North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.

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Categories: Anatomy Medical Education Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title:  The Gold Coast, Queensland: A Yellow Fever Isolation Camp

Artist/Maker: Unidentified Artist

Date: 1870–1900

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: The Gold Coast, Queensland: a yellow fever isolation camp: rows of tents with palm trees to one side. Photograph 1870/1900. Wellcome CollectionPublic Domain Mark

References: Krista Maglen, “A World Apart: Geography, Australian Quarantine, and the Mother Country,” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 60 no. 2 (04.2005): 196–217.

Location(s): Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Categories: Epidemics Public Health Quarantine and Contagion

Title:  Injured Woman, from Photographs of Surgical Cases and Specimens, vol. 6. Washington, DC: Surgeon General’s Office, 1865.

Artist/Maker: Army Medical Museum

Date: 1865

Source: Hagströmer Medico-Historical Library

Copyright/Permissions: Image Courtesy of the Hagströmer Medico-Historical Library, Karolinska Institutet

Location(s): Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Washington D.C., USA

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Categories: Medical Education War and Military

Title:  Mounted photographic print of the wax model of Magdeleine of Martinique (recto)

Artist/Maker: Warren Anatomical Museum

Date: 1907 (photograph), 1782 (model)

Source: Warren Anatomical Museum, Center for the History of Medicine at Countway Library

Copyright/Permissions: Warren Anatomical Museum collection, Center for the History of Medicine in the Francis A. Countway Library, Harvard University

References: Hogarth, Rana A., “To ‘excite the curiosity, and gratify the beholder’: Displaying Dappled Skin and Crafting Racial Identity in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic,” The Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies 18, no. 1 (Winter 2018): 180–212.

Location(s): St. Lucia

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Categories: Scientific Racism Skin and Skin Disease Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title:  “A hemp drug shop, bhang, ganja, & majum displayed, Khandesh,” from Report of the India Hemp Drugs Commission, 1893–1894. Simla: Government Press, 1894–95

Artist/Maker: Survey of India Offices

Date: 1894

Source: National Library of Scotland

Copyright/Permissions: Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Khandesh, India

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Categories: Bioprospecting Botany Pharmaceuticals

Title: Dr Macpherson standing, filling syringes from bowls lined up on a table; an orderly man, Arnold, is giving a young boy an intravenous injection

Artist/Maker: Rev David Lloyd Francis

Date: 1932

Source: The British Museum

Copyright/Permissions: © The Trustees of the British Museum. Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Location(s): Fauabu, Solomon Islands

 

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Categories: Nurses and Physicians Public Health Vaccination

Title: Photograph of Participants in the Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Artist/Maker:

Date:

Source: National Archives at Atlanta

Copyright/Permissions: Photograph of Participants in the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, 1954; Tuskegee Syphilis Study Administrative Records, 1929-1972; Records of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Record Group 442; National Archives at Atlanta. Unrestricted.

Location(s): Tuskegee, Alabama, USA

 

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Categories: Experimentation Gender and Sex Quarantine and Contagion Reproductive Medicine

Title: Photograph of Participants in the Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Artist/Maker:

Date:

Source: National Archives at Atlanta

Copyright/Permissions: Photograph of Participants in the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, 1954; Tuskegee Syphilis Study Administrative Records, 1929-1972; Records of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Record Group 442; National Archives at Atlanta. Unrestricted.

Location(s): Tuskegee, Alabama, USA

 

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Categories: Experimentation Gender and Sex Quarantine and Contagion Reproductive Medicine

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