Health Collection

Title: Health Collection

Reference Code: Mss-2620

Inclusive Dates: 1883 – ongoing

Quantity: 000.8 cu. ft.

Location: CV, Sh. 006

Scope and Content: The collection contains various pamphlets, booklets, publications, advertisements, etc. from individuals, organizations, and companies involved in the field of health, health care, nutrition, and physical fitness.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English

Notes: The collection was initially processed by Steve Daily, Oct. 31, 1998.  It was added to in 2000, 2001, 2003 by Kevin Abing and in 2007 by Lisa Chasco.

Arrangement:  

 

Folder Heading Box # Folder #
Ethics 1 1
– American Medical Assoc. Code of Ethics 1883
– “Medical Rift in Milwaukee” Andrew & Hannah Miller
– “The Moral Aspect of Abortion, Craniotomy, and Extra Uterine
Pregnancy” T. L. Harrington 1904
-“Principles of Medical Ethics” – American Medical Assoc., 1905
Hospital Area Planning Committee – Reports/Brochure, 1968 and n.d. 1 2
Hospital Council of Greater Milwaukee – Letter, 1968 1 3
Therapeutic Digest, 1940-1941 (4 issues; monthly publication) 1 4
Health Devices and Techniques 1 5
– Spectro-Chrome Institute monthly publication, 1923, 1927
(3 issues) and 8th Annual Convention program
– Theramag, n.d., blotter with description of Theramag electro-
magnetic health belt
– Zonery Nerve Pressure System booklet, 1919
– Dr. Horne’s Electro-Magnetic Truss ad, 1888
– Wm. Lachenmaier’s School of Physical Culture and Chest
Development booklet, n.d.
– Hercules Graduated Gymnastic Club and Strength Tester

pamphlet, n.d.

Odd and Quaint Illustrations in Medical Science booklet, n.d.
You newsletter for mind and body building, 1927
– 20th Century Testing Cabinet for eyes, 1903
– American Red Cross First Aid Textbook, 1937, 1945
– American Red Cross Home Nursing Textbook 1951
-U.S. Army. Medical Department, Toe Tags, 1920
Nutrition 1 6
– lessons no. 1, 3, 5, 7. 9, 11 in the John Maxwell Health Building
program based on nutrition
– Arthur W. Synder’s Juice Therapy pamphlet, 1940
– Stanton’s Health Wheat ad, n.d.
Food Knowledge booklet, 1928
Are You Well? booklet, 1891
Here’s to Your Health booklet, 1960
Ailments and Diseases:  Pamphlets, booklets, publications, 1913-1944 1 7
Dental Health 1 8
– Pamphlets from American Dental Association, 1960-61
Journal of the Wisconsin State Dental Society, Jan. 1947
– Newsletter from Greater Milwaukee Dental Association, Feb. 1961
– Dental health poster for primary grades, 1961
– National Dairy Council posters for teeth (2), 1961
Aurora Health Care 1 9
Prescriptions 1 10
Patent Medicine: pamphlets, booklets, brochures, 1890s-1900s 2 1
Hospitals 2 2
Visiting Nurse Association of Milwaukee 2 3
Arthritis Foundation, Wisconsin Chapter 2 4
Paramedics 2 5
Health Department: Pamphlets, brochures, booklets 2 6

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