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Prospettiva della seconda macchina de fuochi d'artificio, rappresentante il rinomato Monte Vesuvio, alquale portato si Plinio seniore il filosofo, e celebre scrittore per of servarne troppo da vicino la natura, ... / Francesco Perziado Spagnolo inv., e dis. ; Michele Sorelló sculp.

Prospettiva della seconda macchina de fuochi d'artificio, rappresentan...

Print showing aristocratic men leaving their horses with attendants and following guides on a trail up the side of Vesuvius to peer into the fuming cones. At center, descending the volcano, are three figures, t... more

Consultation de la faculté sur la maladie de la princesse de l'aristocratie jugée incurable

Consultation de la faculté sur la maladie de la princesse de l'aristoc...

Print shows a woman sitting in a chair, one physician checking her pulse while another bathes her left foot, six additional physicians gesture wildly, presuming her illness to be incurable. Title from item. For... more

Hibernian Benevolent Institution, incorporated 1833 / design and on stone by J. Queen ; P.S. Duval Lith. Philada.

Hibernian Benevolent Institution, incorporated 1833 / design and on st...

Print shows at center, beneath an eagle perched on an Irish harp, is a woman attending to a sick man as two well-dressed men enter the room; on the left are two horses and a shield above the motto "Virtue Liber... more

Testimonial awarded by the Philadelphia Relief Committee / F. Moras fe.

Testimonial awarded by the Philadelphia Relief Committee / F. Moras fe...

Print shows the Grim Reaper flying above a port, also two female figures standing on opposite sides of a medallion with scene of a man stopping to help a sick or injured person. Includes quotes from the Bible. ... more

Obychai Sredneaziiattsev. Zachityvanie bol'nago

Obychai Sredneaziiattsev. Zachityvanie bol'nago

Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 1, pl. 71.

Ballou's tobacco disinclinator

Ballou's tobacco disinclinator

Label with head-and-shoulders portrait of H.S. Ballou. Copyright by Mrs. H.S. Ballou. No. 286.

Dombey & son / F.O.C. Darley, fecit. ; S.A. Schoff, sc.

Dombey & son / F.O.C. Darley, fecit. ; S.A. Schoff, sc.

Book illustration showing man (Captain Cuttle) taking pulse of woman (Florence). 14616D U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Hurd and Houghton.

[Medical practitioner with patient]

[Medical practitioner with patient]

Title devised by Library staff. Japanese text appears on the right, outside the image box. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Oct. 1878. From the "Medicine" series. Gift; Mrs. David M... more

An end to all disagreement / F. Opper.

An end to all disagreement / F. Opper.

Print shows a group of men, probably President Garfield's physicians, exiting Francklyn Cottage where Garfield died. The men hold slips of paper that state "Self Exoneration" Three men standing on the left hold... more

The President recovering. Facts and incidents of the last week / from sketches by Albert Shults.

The President recovering. Facts and incidents of the last week / from ...

Head-and-shoulders portraits of Mrs. Dr. Susan Edson, Dr. J.J. Woodward, and Dr. Robert Reyburn; woman handing guard bottle of patent medicine for the president; collection of quack medicines and apparatus; Jam... more

Old-school etiquette / F. Graetz.

Old-school etiquette / F. Graetz.

Illustration shows a woman appealing to a man holding a cane labeled "Allopath" and topped with a skull who has turned his back on a sick child lying in a bed; on the far side of the bed is another man with pap... more

A very low pulse

A very low pulse

Title on shelflist card: A very serious case. (DLC/PP-1933:0175). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Harper's young people, 8:629 (Aug. 2, 1887).

Taking a patient's pulse, Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital

Taking a patient's pulse, Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021261. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

A very sick patient - he pays well, but the senaotrial quacks can't save him / F.M. Hutchins.

A very sick patient - he pays well, but the senaotrial quacks can't sa...

Print shows several legislators as quack physicians trying to cure a large sick man labeled "Protection" with a packet of "Boodle" on his lap; from left, "Hill, Pugh, Vest, Chandler, Brice, Hoar, Peffer, Gorman... more

"When doctors disagree" / Dalrymple.

"When doctors disagree" / Dalrymple.

Print shows an elderly physician holding a box labeled "Old School Drug Cure" sitting with bottles of various drugs labeled "Opium, Strychnine, Calomel, Morphine, Arsenic, Poisons, [and] Squills" in front of a ... more

Knott Wright. "The doctor says I must have a change"

Knott Wright. "The doctor says I must have a change"

Four-frame comic strip. Mrs. Wright tells Knott that the doctor has suggested a change of scenery, in Bermuda. Knott tells her she needs a change of doctors. No copyright information found with item. Signed, ... more

The law can not be "removed" by Christian Science / Keppler.

The law can not be "removed" by Christian Science / Keppler.

Illustration shows an oversized female figure labeled "Law" pointing with her left hand to a sign that states "Contagious diseases must be reported to the Board of Health" and holding in her right hand a little... more

A specialist's opinion / Ehrhart.

A specialist's opinion / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows Thomas Lipton checking the pulse of a animated feminine America's Cup. Title from item. Caption: Dr. Lipton Your Condition, of course, is not alarming; but a trip abroad would do you a world... more

[The meat market] / CH [monogram].

[The meat market] / CH [monogram].

Illustration shows a butcher labeled "The Beef Trust" standing behind a counter in a butcher shop, around him are meat products labeled "Potted Poison, Chemical Corn Beef, Bob Veal Chicken, Tuberculosis Lard, D... more

The seven ages of dope / Ehrhart.

The seven ages of dope / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a folding fan opened to display "the seven ages of dope" beginning on the left with a nurse attending to an infant, passing through childhood and adulthood, to old age, and culminating with a... more

Old Dr. Roosevelt / J.S. Pughe.

Old Dr. Roosevelt / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows Theodore Roosevelt as a doctor examining Philander C. Knox as other potential candidates for the uncoming presidential election await their turn Charles Evans Hughes, Joseph B. Foraker, Charl... more

Mother giving medicine to child

Mother giving medicine to child

Photograph shows a woman spoon feeding medicine to a young girl; various medicines on display on shelves next to woman and child. Copyright 1915. Title from item.

Capt. Napier inspecting feet of soldiers after days hike near San Antonio. Mexican-U.S. campaign after Villa
Daily inspection of teeth and finger nails. Older pupils make the inspection under the direction of teacher who records results. This has been done every day this year. School #49, Comanche County. Location: Lawton vicinity, Oklahoma. Lewis W. Hine

Daily inspection of teeth and finger nails. Older pupils make the insp...

In album: Agriculture. Title from NCLC caption card for Hine no. 4780. Hine no. 4781. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General inform... more

American Red Cross health center Your membership helps to put a health center in your town.

American Red Cross health center Your membership helps to put a health...

Poster showing scenes of various health center activities.

The Red Cross sees a man through More than 26,000 men are still in hospitals as the result of the war. Your membership helps the Red Cross make their lives happier.

The Red Cross sees a man through More than 26,000 men are still in hos...

Poster features three photographs of men receiving aid, including letter writing and the projection of images on the ceiling for men who are confined to bed.

Red Cross first aid 1,000,000 persons have learned the right way--the Red Cross way--of cheating death from accidents.

Red Cross first aid 1,000,000 persons have learned the right way--the ...

Poster features three photographs of people receiving first aid.

The Red Cross sees a man through More than 26,000 men are still in hospitals as a result of the war.

The Red Cross sees a man through More than 26,000 men are still in hos...

Poster features three photographs of men receiving aid, including letter writing and the projection of images on the ceiling for men who are confined to bed. No. 4.

New Jersey must fight on that these shall not have died in vain - that these shall not be born in vain

New Jersey must fight on that these shall not have died in vain - that...

New Jersey Dept. of Health poster showing soldiers rushing into battle and a woman holding an infant, a child standing next to her, and the faces of infants drawn in the background. Copyright by Department of H... more

What can you do? Join our Red Cross Membership including Red Cross magazine $2.00 : No field service required.

What can you do? Join our Red Cross Membership including Red Cross mag...

Poster showing a Red Cross nurse attending an injured man and his family.

What are you doing to help? Join your American Red Cross / Gordon Grant.

What are you doing to help? Join your American Red Cross / Gordon Gran...

Poster showing a Red Cross nurse and a heavily bandaged man.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Examination of child for health at preschool in Richmond, Kentucky

U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Examination of child for health at preschool...

Logbook annotation: Copying for National Chamber of Commerce.

Miss Ruth Clark, Exhibit Asst. in the U.S. Childrens Bureau

Miss Ruth Clark, Exhibit Asst. in the U.S. Childrens Bureau

Miss Ruth Clark, U.S. Childrens Bureau, Department of Labor, making a poster concerning child health. No. 27457. Forms part of: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress).

Know the risks involved Syphilis is acquired and transmitted largely by youth : Youth should receive special attention : Consult a reputable physician.

Know the risks involved Syphilis is acquired and transmitted largely b...

Poster encouraging examinations for syphilis. Title from item. Date stamped on verso: Jun 4 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Caption continues: Last year a half-millio... more

A lifelong job--the constant protection of their health--The Cook County Public Health Unit / E.S. Reid.

A lifelong job--the constant protection of their health--The Cook Coun...

Poster showing a woman and two children in the rain. Date stamped on verso: Jan 8 1941. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Don't fear cancer fight it! / JR.

Don't fear cancer fight it! / JR.

Poster promoting treatment for cancer. Caption continues: Further information may be secured from the United States Public Health Service, Washington, D.C., the American Society for the Control of Cancer, 1250 ... more

The first 2 years consult a reputable physician 91% of syphilitic infections relapse in this period : The disease may be transmitted to others who contact the lesion.

The first 2 years consult a reputable physician 91% of syphilitic infe...

Poster encouraging persons with syphilis to seek treatment as soon as possible to avoid transmitting the disease to others. Date stamped on verso: Jun 4 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Lib... more

Stop cancer now Delay reduces the chance for recovery.

Stop cancer now Delay reduces the chance for recovery.

Poster encouraging early treatment for cancer.

Negative blood during treatment does not mean cure Continue treatment until discharged : New York State Department of Health.

Negative blood during treatment does not mean cure Continue treatment ...

Poster for New York State Department of Health promoting "treatment until discharged," showing a microscope. Date stamped on verso: Jun 28 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Syphilis is a dangerous disease, but it can be cured

Syphilis is a dangerous disease, but it can be cured

Poster for treatment of syphilis, showing an anchor and a cross. Date stamped on verso: May 14 1941. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon... more

The enemy is syphilis Enlist employees in a campaign against it.

The enemy is syphilis Enlist employees in a campaign against it.

Poster showing man wearing gas mask and men marching. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Date stamped on verso: Mar 27 1940. Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon. Los Angel... more

More women die of cancer than do men 70 percent of the 35,000 women who die annually of cancer of the breast and uterus could be saved if treated in time.

More women die of cancer than do men 70 percent of the 35,000 women wh...

Poster encouraging women to seek treatment for cancer. Date stamped on verso: Sep 2 1938. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). U.S. Public Health Service in cooperation with the... more

Chicago will control syphilis You may have your blood test free and confidentially at one of the following stations : Chicago Board of Health, Herman N. Bundesen, Pres.

Chicago will control syphilis You may have your blood test free and co...

Chicago Board of Health poster announcing blood tests, showing a hypodermic needle. Date stamped on verso: Jun 15 1938. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Find syphilis Help employees get blood tests.

Find syphilis Help employees get blood tests.

Poster promoting employer-sponsored blood tests for the detection of syphilis, showing a doctor drawing blood from a worker in an industrial setting. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of C... more

Your blood is bad means you have syphilis You can give it to others through sexual intercourse and in other ways : You must keep up treatments for at least six months to one year following infection : Consult a reputable physician.

Your blood is bad means you have syphilis You can give it to others th...

Poster encouraging persons with syphilis to seek proper treatment and continue in treatment for at least one year, showing a test tube with blood. Date stamped on verso: Jun 4 1937. Work Projects Administration... more

Syphilis strikes one out of ten adults Consult a reputable physician.

Syphilis strikes one out of ten adults Consult a reputable physician.

Poster encouraging examinations for syphilis. Title from item. Date stamped on verso: Jun 4 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Department of Correction, City of New York.

Lack of funds need not discourage from seeking competent medical care consult your health bureau.

Lack of funds need not discourage from seeking competent medical care ...

Poster promoting better health care. Date stamped on verso: Jul 18 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Early is the watchword for cancer control Early diagnosis, early treatment will save many lives : Early cancer can be cured.

Early is the watchword for cancer control Early diagnosis, early treat...

Poster promoting early diagnosis and treatment for cancer, showing a rooster crowing at sunrise. Date stamped on verso: Sep 2 1938. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). U.S. Pub... more

Health for efficiency Free courses in health education sponsored by Adult Education Project of the Board of Education and the WPA.

Health for efficiency Free courses in health education sponsored by Ad...

Poster for Adult Education Project announcing free courses in health education. Caption continues with course listing: Everyday problems in healthful living ; Family health and family recreation ; Problems of t... more

Vision can be saved 50% of babies born with syphilis have impaired eyesight : Consult a reputable physician

Vision can be saved 50% of babies born with syphilis have impaired eye...

Poster encouraging examinations for syphilis. Title from item. Date stamped on verso: Jun 4 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Department of Correction, City of New York.

Face the facts and help to control syphilis Reported cases 100,000 under 19 yrs. of age ... 13,000 between 11 and 15.

Face the facts and help to control syphilis Reported cases 100,000 und...

Poster presenting information about syphilis. Date stamped on verso: May 14 1941. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Shame may be fatal If you fear you have contracted a disease don't let false shame destroy health & happiness : Consult a reputable physician.

Shame may be fatal If you fear you have contracted a disease don't let...

Poster encouraging persons with syphilis to seek proper treatment as soon as possible. Date stamped on verso: Dec 1 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the WPA... more

The Work Projects Administration is cooperating in the national campaign to stamp out syphilis! Please let us have your help!

The Work Projects Administration is cooperating in the national campai...

Poster encouraging cooperation in eradicating syphilis. Date stamped on verso: May 28 1940. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Don't gamble with syphilis--Consult health authorities

Don't gamble with syphilis--Consult health authorities

Poster showing a man rolling dice. Date stamped on verso: Mar 27 1940. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

March on to health Get your test now : City of Chicago Municipal Tuburculosis Sanitarium.

March on to health Get your test now : City of Chicago Municipal Tubur...

Poster showing boys and girls marching. Date stamped on verso: Jan 13 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Syphilis--Examination results are confidential ...

Syphilis--Examination results are confidential ...

Poster showing a stethoscope, a hand holding a pen, and a padlock. Date stamped on verso: Mar 27 1940. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Don't fight cancer alone Ask these agencies for advice [....]

Don't fight cancer alone Ask these agencies for advice [....]

Poster encouraging cancer patients to seek information from various agencies, showing a woman holding a caduceus and standing on a crab. Date stamped on verso: Sep 2 1938. Caption continues: Your state or local... more

X-Ray, radium, surgery - the three recognized treatments for cancer Consult your doctor or health bureau.

X-Ray, radium, surgery - the three recognized treatments for cancer Co...

Poster promoting diagnosis and treatment for cancer. Date stamped on verso: Feb 2 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Prevent syphilis in marriage / M. Lewis Jacobs(?).

Prevent syphilis in marriage / M. Lewis Jacobs(?).

Poster for the New York State Department of Health encouraging couples to take action to prevent syphilis in marriage. Date stamped on verso: Jul 19 1940. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library... more

Good grades and good health go together City of Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium :PGet your test now.

Good grades and good health go together City of Chicago Municipal Tube...

City of Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium poster promoting tuberculosis testing and that good grades and good health compliment each other, showing a girl roller skating. Date stamped on verso: Jan 13 1... more

Fight cancer - delay is dangerous Consult your doctor or health bureau.

Fight cancer - delay is dangerous Consult your doctor or health bureau...

Poster promoting better health care through early treatment of cancer, showing a hand holding a sword. Date stamped on verso: Nov 8 1938. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Beware the cancer quack A reputable physician does not promise a cure, demand advance payment, advertise / / Plattner.

Beware the cancer quack A reputable physician does not promise a cure,...

Poster warning cancer patients to be wary of persons claiming to be physicians and promising to cure cancer. Date stamped on verso: Sep 2 1938. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congres... more

Keep fit ... get your test now / Kreger.

Keep fit ... get your test now / Kreger.

City of Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium poster promoting testing for tuberculosis and showing two athletes hurdling barriers "malnutrition" and "heart disease" and a third athlete stumbling over the b... more

Early is the watchword for cancer control Early diagnosis, early treatment will save many lives : Early cancer can be cured.

Early is the watchword for cancer control Early diagnosis, early treat...

Poster promoting early diagnosis and treatment for cancer, showing a rooster crowing at sunrise. Date stamped on verso: Sep 2 1938. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). U.S. Pub... more

Pneumonia strikes like a man eating shark led by its pilot fish the common cold Consult your physician / / G.S., Jr.

Pneumonia strikes like a man eating shark led by its pilot fish the co...

Poster encouraging citizens to "consult your physician" for treatment of the common cold, showing a shark. Date stamped on verso: Dec 1 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

As old as creation Syphilis is now curable :Consult your physician / / JD.

As old as creation Syphilis is now curable :Consult your physician / /...

Poster promoting treatment for syphilis, showing dinosaurs. Town of Hempstead, W.H. Runcie M.D. Health Officer. Date stamped on verso: Dec 1 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Stop syphilis Support local and state efforts to reduce syphilis.

Stop syphilis Support local and state efforts to reduce syphilis.

Poster showing a house, city skyscrapers, and smokestacks. Date stamped on verso: Mar 27 1940. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon. Los ... more

Make your health points--get your test now / Kreger.

Make your health points--get your test now / Kreger.

City of Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium poster promoting testing for tuberculosis and showing two girls playing basketball, shooting at hoop "good health." Date stamped on verso: Apr 24 1939. Work Pro... more

Stamp out syphilis and gonorrhea Have you had your blood test and examination : Go to your doctor or Dept. of Health.

Stamp out syphilis and gonorrhea Have you had your blood test and exam...

Poster encouraging blood testing and examinations to identify persons with syphilis and gonorrhea, showing a man pointing at the viewer. Date stamped on verso: Feb 9 1938. Work Projects Administration Poster Co... more

Diphtheria strikes unprotected children Protect your child with toxoid--Toxoid prevents diptheria : Chicago Department of Health.

Diphtheria strikes unprotected children Protect your child with toxoid...

Poster for the Chicago Department of Health, showing a flying disc "Toxoid" preventing a lightning bolt from striking a child.

Syphilis may cause heart trouble, blindness, deafness, mental disorders Have your blood tested.
"Just a scratch" But! Infection is avoided by immediate first aid on-the-job!

"Just a scratch" But! Infection is avoided by immediate first aid on-t...

Poster for Illinois WPA Safety Division promoting immediate treatment of on-the-job injuries. Poster design by John Mathews(?). Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of t... more

Whom have you exposed to syphilis Tell your physician : They should be examined : They may need treatment.

Whom have you exposed to syphilis Tell your physician : They should be...

Poster for New York State Dept. of Health encouraging treatment for syphilis. Date stamped on verso: Jun 28 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the WPA / Chris... more

Cancer kills in the prime of life 95 percent of cases of cancer are in those over 35.

Cancer kills in the prime of life 95 percent of cases of cancer are in...

Poster providing information about cancer, showing male and female heads and a crab. Date stamped on verso: Sep 2 1938. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). U.S. Public Health S... more

Good grades - Habits go together City of Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium : Get your test now.

Good grades - Habits go together City of Chicago Municipal Tuberculosi...

City of Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium poster promoting tuberculosis testing and that good grades and good habits compliment each other.

Take part in America's crusade against tuberculosis Cook County Public Health Unit.

Take part in America's crusade against tuberculosis Cook County Public...

Poster showing staff with wreath design. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Putting a bandage on

Putting a bandage on

Photograph shows an African American man putting a bandage on the right foreleg of a horse while a white man, holding the rein, observes. J30474 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright by Caufield & Shook.

The fly is as deadly as a bomber!!

The fly is as deadly as a bomber!!

Poster for Philadelphia Department of Health warning of potential health risks from exposure to flies. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

U.S. Reports: District of Columbia v. Little, 339 U.S. 1 (1950)

U.S. Reports: District of Columbia v. Little, 339 U.S. 1 (1950)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 339; October Term, 1949; District of Columbia v. Little

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