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Cover from the publication Images from the History of the Public Health Service written in gold lettering on a brown background at the bottom of the cover. In the center of the cover are three images . The far left image is a researcher at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute is in a scientific laboratory conducting research of sickle cell anemia. The center image is the fumigation of a deck of a ship in New York City harbor by spraying of hydrocyanic acid gas by two men wearing gas masks. The man on the left is spraying the gas while the man on the right monitors the gas tank. A third man holding a gas mask in his right hand descends some stairs down towards the deck. The image on the right is the interior view of a kitchen: a nurse stands at a stove demonstrating proper baby bottle sterilization techniques to a woman seated nearby with a child sitting on her lap; two other small children are present.

About this exhibit

This exhibit is an online version of Images from the History of the Public Health Service; A Photographic Exhibit by Ramunas Kondratas, Ph.D. printed in 1994 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Public Health Service.

The original work is dedicated to the memory of Ronald J. Kostraba (1942-1991) of the OASH Administrative Services Center, whose dedication to design excellence, tireless research and planning produced this exhibit.

The original online version was prepared by David Harding under the supervision of R. P. C. Rodgers, M.D in 1995. It was reworked in 2012. This exhibition is organized according to the pagination of the original printed document.

Supplementary Materials: The PHS March and Centennial Fanfare


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