Primary Source Example: Written by Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879) then Surgeon General of the United States.
The Cholera Years: The United States 1832, 1849, and 1866
written by historian Charles Rosenberg
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Primary Source: Samuel Cartwright, a Medical Professor and Racial Theorist, Reports to the Medical Association of Louisiana on the "Diseases and Physical Peculiarities of the Negro Race," 1851
Secondary Source: Nancy Krieger, "Shades of Difference: Theoretical Underpinnings of the Medical controversy on Black/White Differences in the United STates, 1830-1870,' in Thomas A. LaVeist, ed. Race Ethnicity, and Health. (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002), pp. 11-33.