Superstitions about black cats are common even today and are reinforced especially during Halloween. For instance, folklore tells us that if a black cat crosses your path, bad luck is sure to follow. But appearances are deceiving.
By Ashley Bowen ~ While doing some research ahead of the 50th anniversary of the rubella vaccine in June 2019, I came across an image
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Katherine Akey. Ms. Akey is Adjunct Professor of Photography in the Corcoran School of the Arts at the George Washington
Putting together a summer reading list? Images of America: U.S. National Library of Medicine, published a two years ago this month in the popular series by Arcadia Publishing, is sure to please.
By Ginny A. Roth ~ “My heart beats more for a rougher, commoner, more vulgar art … one that offers direct access to the terrible,
By Ginny A. Roth ~ The image above features Cornelia Mercer, a pediatric nurse and nursing student at the Baltimore Union Protestant Infirmary, during her
By Ginny A. Roth ~ In 1959, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) gained the photographic talents of Gerald “Jerry” Hecht. For nearly three decades
By Ginny A. Roth ~ A gallery of WWI era postcards from the Zwerdling Postcard Collection.
By Ginny A. Roth The Charles R. Lachman Community Health Center at Lenox Hill Hospital was officially dedicated on September 20, 1966. During the ceremony
By Rebecca Warlow ~ A new documentary, First in Human: The Trials of Building 10, produced by McGee Media for the Discovery Channel, explores the