By Ginny A. Roth Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., pastor, activist and prominent leader of the American civil rights movement, was born January 15, 1929.
By Ginny A. Roth This 1938 photograph taken by Roy Perry features a man who is blind reading a braille book at the New York
By Ginny A. Roth The winter solstice is upon us which not only means today is the shortest day and longest night of the year,
By Ginny A. Roth This festive print by H. Johnson, published in the January 28, 1888 issue of The Graphic, features Christmas scenes at Guy’s
By Ginny A. Roth Even those who live in a part of the world where it does not snow are familiar with the snowflake—a
By Jeffrey S. Reznick and Ginny A. Roth ~ Beginning today and through the month of December, Circulating Now offers a series of posts that
By Elizabeth A. Mullen and Jeffrey S. Reznick ~ In the NLM’s History of Medicine Division, we have a lot to be thankful for this
By Ginny A. Roth This 1989 poster from the American Cancer Society (ACS) features pop culture icon Leonard Nimoy, as his character Mr. Spock from
By Ginny A. Roth
Halloween is not a night for the faint of heart. This frighteningly festive 15th century woodcut from the Nuremberg Chronicle is captioned by a celebratory Latin verse which speaks of death as a friend.
By Ginny A. Roth This undated poster from the United Nations (UN) Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, “Health For All By The Year