History of Medicine
NLM's History of Medicine Division collects, preserves, makes available, and interprets for diverse audiences one of the world's richest collections of historical material related to human health and disease.
National Library of Medicine Joins The Commons on Flickr
Find images from the history of medicine held in the public trust, add comments and tags, and check back frequently for new content.
Explore Pictures of Nursing, now on display at NLM.
An exhibition presenting a selection of historic postcards from NLM’s Zwerdling postcard collection, spanning a century of nursing imagery.
Watch Rare Footage of FDR Speaking at NIH
Nearly 75 years ago, FDR dedicated the National Cancer Institute on the new grounds of NIH in Bethesda. Read more on Circulating Now.