Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Dan Bouk, PhD who shares his insights on nineteenth century government data collection and analysis as part of our Revealing
Circulating Now readers recently learned about a unique register of patients from Mansion House Hospital dating from the 1860s and 1870s, which NLM holds in
By Stephen J. Greenberg Mercy Street, the popular PBS series now entering its second season, tells the complicated story of a U.S. Army hospital during
By Anne Rothfeld The National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its centennial on August 25, 2016. From Maine to Hawaii, the breadth of NPS includes parks,
By Stephen J. Greenberg ~ Although the American Civil War was not the first armed conflict to be extensively photographed (that dubious distinction belongs to
By Kenneth M. Koyle and Jeffrey S. Reznick Over the summer, staff of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) took a little time out for
Dr. Dale Smith spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “Anatomy Acts and the Shaping of the American Medical Profession’s Social Contract.” Dr.
By Jill L. Newmark ~ “…the sight of his uniform stirred the faintest heart to faith in the new destiny of the race, for Dr.
By Lenore Barbian and Jeffrey S. Reznick During the days and weeks following the shooting, Bliss dutifully reported the details of the President’s vital signs.
Shauna Devine spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “The Civil War, the Army Medical Museum, and the Surgeon General’s Library: Medical Practice
By Jeffrey S. Reznick and Lenore Barbian Dr. D. Willard Bliss Five minutes after Charles Guiteau shot President Garfield on July 2, 1881, the first
by Michael Sappol Once upon a time, long before immersive video games, the History Channel and IMAX cinema, History was Big, heroic, epic, and full