Title: Howard physician on his rounds in Memphis

Artist/Maker:

Date: 1873

Source: Tennessee State Library and Archives

Copyright/Permissions: Howard physician on his rounds in Memphis. Library Photograph Collection. Tennessee State Library and Archives. No copyright

Location(s): Memphis, Tennessee, USA

 

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Categories: Epidemics Nurses and Physicians 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: The Torrid Zone, or, Blessings of Jamaica (A parody astrological diagram showing opposing aspects of the life of settlers in Jamaica: langorous noons and the hells of yellow fever)

Artist/Maker: Abraham James

Date: October 1, 1800

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A parody astrological diagram showing opposing aspects of the life of settlers in Jamaica: langorous noons and the hells of yellow fever. Coloured aquatint after A.James, 1800. Wellcome CollectionPublic Domain Mark.

Location(s): Jamaica; 50 Oxford Street, London, England

 

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Categories: Tropical Medicine

Title: Page from John Quier, Thomas Fraser, John Hume, George Monro, Ambrose Dawson, and Dr. Dodswell. Letters and essays on the small pox and inoculation, the measles, the dry belly ache, the yellow, and remitting, and intermitting fevers of the West Indies : to which are added, thoughts on the hydrocephalus internus, and observations on hydatides in the heads of cattle. (London: John Murray, 1778), 67.

Artist/Maker: John Quier, Thomas Fraser, John Hume, George Monro, Ambrose Dawson, and Dr. Dodswell

Date: 1778

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Letters and essays on the small pox and inoculation, the measles, the dry belly ache, the yellow, and remitting, and intermitting fevers of the West Indies : to which are added, thoughts on the hydrocephalus internus, and observations on hydatides in the heads of cattle / by different practitioners. Wellcome CollectionPublic Domain Mark.

References: Schiebinger, Londa. Secret Cures of the Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World. Stanford CA: Stanford University Press, 2017.

Location(s): Worthy Park Estate, St. Catherine Parish, Jamaica; London, England

 

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Categories: Experimentation Vaccination

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