Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Katherine Randall, Linsey C. Marr, PhD, and E. Thomas Ewing, PhD to explore the history of public health messaging during the 1918 influenza epidemic.
In the 1950s, the CDC produced a food-handling film series demonstrating what—and what not—to do when storing and preparing food.
Turkeys were one of many animals and plants the Europeans encountered in the New World beginning in 1492. In 1555, Conrad Gessner described the Turkey in the third volume of his famous zoological work, Historiae Animalium.
The holiday season often brought out the very best in the spirit and practice of WWI military hospital magazines…”Many were heard to remark: “Well, after this I can safely say I’ve eaten one square meal in the army.””
In this thanksgiving discourse from 1795, when our nation was still very young, the speaker renders thanks for peace and for fruitful seasons and ends with special gratitude for the swift end of an epidemic fever.