Disability Social History Project
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.
Medicine and Madison Avenue
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.
Photographs for Mental Health Care Reform: The Maryland State Care Campaign, 1908-1910
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.
Society for the Social History of Medicine
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.