The Medical Committee for Civil Rights (MCCR) joined the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963.
By Laura McNulty and Ginny A. Roth Dr. Albert Sabin was born today, August 26 in 1906 in Poland and is best known for developing
By Ginny A. Roth This 1977 poster titled “Parents of Earth, Are Your Children Fully Immunized?” from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, features Star
By Alexsandra Mitchell In the midst of chaos and war, there is peace and joy through music! This image from the NLM’s collections features James
By Ginny A. Roth This 1981 poster titled “The Summer Blood Donor is a Rare Bird – Be Distinguished” from the Great Britain Department of
By Michael North First Edition Albinus Anatomical Prints Come to the National Library of Medicine In April, 2013, Gloria and Paul Spiekermann of Westport, Connecticut
By Ginny A. Roth ~ If you can read this chart, then you may have very good vision. This international, multilingual eye-test chart is the
By Ginny A. Roth Most people associate Benjamin Franklin with the invention of the lightning rod after he proved that lightning and electricity were the
This 1985 poster titled “Fry Now. Pay Later.” from the American Cancer Society conveys an important message that is still valid today. There is a proven link between sun exposure and skin cancer.
By Ginny A. Roth ~ This early 1980s-era poster from NHLBI, NIH features Ashe promoting good heart health.