This is a unique collection based on the findings of Sir Henry Wellcome. Explore these health and medicine topics. Be sure to check the warning statement regarding nudity and illness if you are working with younger students.
USE these as Q-focus lead-ins to discussions about smoking, tobacco - and the persuasive nature of advertising
1. History of the USDA food guides
Explore the range of food guides through the years and compare them to today's recommendations.
2. What's Cookin' Uncle Sam?
Excellent look back at government in food. Use the whole exhibit, individual posters, or pick a topic from the exhibit and explore further.
Locate a time/place/disease here and follow up with other resources.
Examples of resources from the Library of Congress:
INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC OF 1918
From Harvard University - plates, letters, statistics