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Lawrence Jackson THE WHITE HOUSE, Office of the Press Secretary, Barack Obama speech to joint session of Congress, September 2009

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Lawrence Jackson THE WHITE HOUSE, Office of the Press Secretary, Barack Obama speech to joint session of Congress, September 2009, White House, Office of the Press Secretary, September 9 2009

United States President Barack Obama discussed his plan for health care reform in a speech delivered to a joint session of the 111th United States…

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Underwood & Underwood, Children's Aid Society

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Underwood & Underwood, Children's Aid Society, National Orphan Train Complex, 1909

New York City founded in 1853. It serves 150,000 children per year, providing foster care, medical and mental health services, and a wide range of…

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Fund for the City of New York, Donna Leno Gordon - 2012 Sloan Public Service Award Winner

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Fund for the City of New York, Donna Leno Gordon - 2012 Sloan Public Service Award Winner, Fund for the City of New York, 2012

In her over two decades of service at Coney Island Hospital, Donna Leno Gordon has been a pioneer in the field of palliative care, the branch of…

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Pete Souza, President Barack Obama

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Pete Souza, President Barack Obama, Pete Souza, 2012

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Jose Perez, Public Health Doctor

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Jose Perez, Public Health Doctor, National Library of Medicine, 1993

Artist Jose Perez published a series of his satirical paintings, including "The Public Health Doctor," where he caricatures former U.S. Surgeon…

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Nurse Elizabeth Grace Neill

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Nurse Elizabeth Grace Neill, National Library of New Zealand, 1890

What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other? GEORGE ELIOT Elizabeth Grace Neill ( 1846 -  1926) was a nurse from New Zealand…

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U.S. Postal Service, Mary Breckinridge, Nurse

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U.S. Postal Service, Mary Breckinridge, Nurse, The Smithsonian National Postal Museum , 1998

Mary Breckinridge was an American nurse-midwife and the founder of the New Model of Rural Health Care & Frontier Nursing Service. She started family…

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Bain News Service, Stephen Smith, Founder of the American Public Health Association

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Bain News Service, Stephen Smith, Founder of the American Public Health Association, Library of Congress, 1-Jan-14

Stephen Smith, a physician and attorney, served on the New York City's Metropolitan Health Board and founded the American Public Health Association in…

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John Phillips, Mississippi Midwives: A Glimpse of Health Care History in the Segregated Community

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John Phillips, Mississippi Midwives: A Glimpse of Health Care History in the Segregated Community, John Phillips, 1929

These three photos were taken during the summer of 1929 in Indianola and Ruleville, Mississippi. The photos are part of a research project focusing on…

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