Timeline, essays, upcoming conferences, and other resources related to the history of disability in society. The ways in which people with disabilities have been treated vary dramatically throughout history and among different cultures.
Explores the complex relationships between modern medicine and modern advertising. Presents images and database information for various health-related advertisements printed in newspapers and magazines.
This online exhibition traces the Maryland State Lunacy Commission's successful campaign to transfer the mentally ill from county almshouses into state hospitals. Photographs played a key role in the passage of new laws.
A journal concerned with all aspects of health, illness, and medical treatment in the past.
Pursues inter-disciplinary approaches to the history of health, welfare, medical science and practice. Organization information, upcoming conferences, journal table of contents, and internet links.
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