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Researching Your Topic

This research guide is for your use in History of Epidemics in American History, HIST 771. Follow the tabs along the top to access materials and get tips for effective research. As always, I encourage you to take advantage of ALL the resources - print and electronic - and ask for help from the reference librarians at the Gelman or Himmelfarb Library. As a rule of thumb, if you spend 15 minutes looking for material unsuccessfully, it is time to call the reference desk.

It is important that you meet with your GTA before the deadlines.

Statistical Information

Links to recommended resources containing data and statistics

Cholera epidemic of 1873 in the United States

Cholera Epidemic

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John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879)
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st Surgeon General: http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/history/biowoodworth.htm
Interior of a Mississippi River steamer crowded with men, women, and children 'deck passengers,' ...
Washington: Government Printing Office, c 1875.
1 print : wood engraving Old Negative no. 76-155 520
Many people are sprawled out on the floor among barrels and cartons, wagons, hay, and at the far end of the deck, horses.
Sleep. 6502\a
Mothers & children.
Cholera.
Disease Outbreaks.
Boats.
Book illustrations. Cholera epidemic of 1873 in the United States.
http://wwwihm.nlm.nih.gov/ihm/images/A/12/514.jpg

Subject Guide

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