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  • Collection: Public Health

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Undated photo of a sign that was published in

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The Florida State Board of Health initiated a midwife licensing program in 1931 to reduce infant mortality and to promote maternal and child health.

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The Florida Public Health Association was formed in 1929 to assist public health workers with the promotion of public health programs in the state. Membership was open to all professional public health workers in Florida as well as interested…

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Logo for the Council on Education for Public Health

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The Florida Public Health Association was formed in 1929 to assist public health workers with the promotion of public health programs in the state. Membership was open to all professional public health workers in Florida as well as interested…

drCoughlindirecprenatalclinic1944.jpg
The Florida State Board of Health initiated a midwife licensing program in 1931 to reduce infant mortality and to promote maternal and child health.

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Screenshot taken from video recorded interview between Dr. E. Charlton Prather (Left) and Glenn M. Dykes (Right).

Glenn M Dykes Interview Clip.mp4
Glenn Dykes recalls his history as a sanitary engineer in Florida, describing the affordability of water and the distinctions between obtaining water from Florida's tap water system and for-profit water dispensaries.

George_Gehres Glass Door Research.mp4
Dr. George Gehres recalls a pilot study he ran during the 1980s to study recorded incidents of people running through sliding glass doors using hospital records in Dade County. Vignette of a full interview between Dr. E. Charlton Prather and Dr.…

Buff HIV:AIDS Crisis.mp4
Working with only 7 people in the laboratory, Elsie Buff discusses the overwhelming volume of incoming samples during the HIV/AIDS outbreak in the 1980s. "Buff" also briefly interjects about the testing kit's high false positive rate.

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Accompanying note: "Varied treatment and types of services are offered patients at Florida A&M University Hospital here, the largest Negro hospital in this part of the state... it fulfills its function of providing for the health needs of the people…

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This logo appears on the home page of the Florida Department of Health's website.

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Image from Florida's official public health web site made for the 125th anniversary of public health in the state.

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Florida State Board of Health movie truck used to promote public health practices in rural communities.

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Profile of George Gehres, MPH. A retired public health official from the State of Florida. This image is a cropped screenshot from an oral history interview between Mr. Gehres and Dr. E. Charlton "Skeeter" Prather.

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In 1997, Governor Lawton Chiles signed a bill in effect dissolving the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services and dividing its roles between the Department of Health and the Department of Children and Families.

Accompanying note: "With…

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Accompanying note "With HRS Secretary Bob Williams, (r) by his side, Gov. Lawton Chiles explains his reorganization plan of the Florida HRS Dept., following a televised half-hour show where the plan was presented. At the far left is Senator Eleanor…
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