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Oregon Department of Human Services Published Materials (Ken Rosenberg Collection)

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) is the primary state agency that provides assistance and advocacy to Oregon residents and communities. Currently, DHS primarily serves children, families, the elderly, and people with disabilities. In 2009, DHS transferred many of their health services over to the recently established Oregon Health Authority. The Oregon Department of Human Services Published Materials (Ken Rosenberg Collection) consists of two full-sized 5"x12"metal-edged boxes. The collection holds statistical and promotional public health related publications, spanning from 1993 - 2011 with the bulk of the materials ranging from 1995-2010.
 
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Esther Pohl Lovejoy papers

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:Esther Clayson Pohl Lovejoy (1869-1967) was the second woman to graduate from the University of Oregon Medical School in 1894, served as Portland's City Health Officer and with the Red Cross during World War I, led the American Women's Hospital Service, and helped found and served as the first president of the Medical Women's International Association. She was also a prolific writer. This collections documents Dr. Lovejoy's prominent role in advancing the work of women in medicine, as well as her leadership of transnational medical and humanitarian relief organizations. Furthermore, it contains her manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, and photographs.
 
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Lee Metcalf Papers

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary: Lee Metcalf (1911-1978) served as U.S. Congressman from Montana from 1952 to 1961 and as U.S. Senator from 1961 until his death in 1978. The papers reflect Metcalf's wide range of interests, but especially reflect his involvement in public utilities regulation and protection of the natural environment. Over half of the collection consists of general correspondence (1951-1978) arranged alphabetically by subject and government agency. Name index card files of correspondents are available, one of which is organized alphabetically, another is arranged by location in Montana. Additionally in the collection are series for bills, printed materials, campaign materials, speeches and writings, voting records, and clippings. The Vic Reinemer Subgroup consists of general correspondence, outgoing correspondence, and subject files generated by Reinemer in his capacity as Metcalf's executive secretary and as staff director of the Senate Subcommittee on Banking, Management, and Expenditures.
 
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Montana Attorney General's Office Records

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:These records of the Montana Attorney General's Office consist of interoffice correspondence (1969-1978); general correspondence (1963-1966) arranged by correspondent and subject, including dockets and informal opinions; annual reports (1973-1977) of tax-exempt private foundations; speeches; and miscellany. (Reel-to-reel tapes transferred to Oral History)
 
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Montana Women's Lobby Records

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:This collection consists of board minutes (1985-1992), legislative subject files (1984-1994), correspondence and general administrative files, general subject files (1980s-1992), and financial records for the Montana Women's Lobby and it's predecessor the Women's Lobbyist Fund. Subject files include topics such as abortion, veteran's preference, Women's Lobby history, comparable worth, insurance, and taxation.
 
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Montana State Board of Health Records

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:These records (1907-1994) of the Montana State Board of Helath and its sucessor the Board of Health and Environmental Sciences consist of minutes (1907-1994); reports (1925-1964) from the Missoula City-County Health Department and from state health officers concerning typhoid fever in Warland, Stevensville, Helena, Thurlow, and Libby; liscensing laws for hospitals, state public health plans; and industrial hygiene of the Zonolite Company of Libby. Also included are materials removed from a scrapbook on the history and activities of the Montana Health Planning Committee from 1946 to 1950. The Food and Drug Division subgroup includes general and interoffice correspondence, court papers, press releases, field investigation and other reports, speeches, subject files, and miscellany. (Photographs and printed material transferred to Photograph Archives and Library respectively.)
 
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Multnomah County - Division of Public Health Collection

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:The Multnomah County - Division of Public Health Collection contains two boxes. Box 1 consists of five publications: The Oregon Public Health Association: A Quarter Century of Progress (1969), The History of Nursing: An Index to the Microfiche Collection (1983), The Medical Clinics of North America - Syphilis and Other Venereal Diseases. Volume 48 (1964), From Henry Street to Oregon - Celebrating 100 Years of Public Health Nursing (1993) and Annual Report: Multnomah County Department of Medical Services, Division of Public Health (1967 - 1968). Also contained in Box 1 are four 8.5 x 10 inch photographs of County affiliates from the early to mid 1960s. Box 2 contains two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings pertaining to public health services from the 1950's and 1960's, along with Multnomah County invitations to an event (1956) and historical notes about Edgefield Gardens & Winery (circa 1990). Through the 20th century, the Division of Public Health grew in size to tackle issues such as cancer, smallpox, polio and venereal diseases. By 1955, there were more specified programs within the Division aimed towards child/school health, vitals statistics and mental health. The Division of Public Health eventually transitioned into sub-programs and clinics with the Health Department of Multnomah County. The bulk of this collection highlights ephemera from the Division of Public Health from 1940 - 1968.
 
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Nick Licata Records

Repository:Seattle Municipal Archives
Summary:Records of Seattle City Council Member Nick Licata.
 
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Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility records

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:Founded in 1961, Physicians for Social Responsibility made its mark by documenting the presence of highly radioactive waste products from atmospheric nuclear testing that led to the Limited Nuclear Test Ban treaty. Their work for the environment and public health continued, focusing on issues such as ending the nuclear arms race, global climate change and toxic pollution, the role of oil and diplomacy in conflict, research and development of renewable energy technologies, decreasing U.S. oil consumption, and increasing conservation and energy efficiency. The group created a local Portland, OR chapter in 1980. This collection includes administrative files, campaign information, various publications and books, and audiovisual materials.
 
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Oregon Public Health Association (OPHA) Records

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:The Oregon Public Health Association (OPHA) brings together public health professionals, including doctors and nurses, educators, and researchers to engage in professional development, advocate for public policy, and reach out to local communities in order to improve the public health of Oregonians. The collection consists of physical and electronic records created or kept by OPHA during the years 1999-2013, documenting the administrative, financial, event, and community outreach activities of the non-profit organization.
 
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Harold T. Osterud papers

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:Harold T. Osterud (1923-2004) served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during the Korean War and joined the UOMS Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine in 1961, serving as Department Chairman from 1967 until his retirement in 1990. This collection contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, documentation, public relations ephemera, publications, and more.
 
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People's Institute and Free Dispensary glass lantern slide collection

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:The People's Institute was organized in 1904 to improve living conditions for the women and children in the northern end of Portland. The impetus for the Institute was a report by Valentine Prichard, supervisor of the public school kindergartens and principal of a training school for kindergarten teachers. This report, given in 1902 to Dr. Edgar P. Hill, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, along with Caroline Ladd and her daughter Helen Ladd Corbett, described the deplorable conditions of the women and children in north Portland Unable to provide even the bare necessities for their children, single mothers and their offspring lived in dark, unkempt rooming houses and tenements. Children, surrounded by immorality, often turned to crime, growing up idle and becoming a menace to society. Miss Prichard and a staff of workers visited homes to establish the needs of the women and children and to decide what could be done to help them and to establish the aims of the organization. The collection consists of fifty-two black and white glass lantern slides, ca. 1907-1909, illustrating the activities of the People's Institute and Portland Free Dispensary.
 
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People's Institute and Free Dispensary records

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:The People's Institute worked to provide social services for the urban poor while the Portland Free Dispensary was an early effort to provide health services to the underserved. They served as a model of collaboration between the city's charitable organizations and its medical community. This collection contains a variety of reports, correspondence, and other materials relating to the work of the People's Institute and Portland Free Dispensary.
 
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Grace Phelps Papers

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:Grace Phelps (1871-1952) was a prominent Oregonian health professional and nursing advocate who maintained a career as a practicing nurse from approximately 1900 to 1942. This collection houses the professional and public records of Grace Phelps, and includes materials relating to her time as head nurse at Base Hospitals 45 and 46 during WWI; head nurse at the Portland Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Hospital; and Superintendent at Doernbecher Memorial Hospital for Children.
 
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Portland Free Dispensary Letters

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:This collection is a wide variety of correspondence to and from the Portland Free Dispensary in its last year (1929-30) before moving up to the medical school campus on Marquam Hill in 1931.
 
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Public Health and Preventive Medicine departmental records

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:The Department of Public Health and Preventative Medicine (PHPM) was officially founded at the University of Oregon Medical School (UOMS, now OHSU) in 1941 to examine social hygiene (later known as public health), family life, and sex education, especially the prevention of venereal disease. It expanded throughout the 20th century and has become an integral part of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health. This collection houses departmental records of PHPM as well as administration and communication records for Katie Riley, Ed.D.
 
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Public Health Survey of the City of Portland Records

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:The collection is a variety of materials dealing with the Public Health surveys done by medical students William Cohen and Richard Lloyd Tegart in 1934 for the City of Portland.
 
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Katie Riley Public Health Preventive Medicine Oral History Project Records

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:The collection consists of transcripts from digitally recorded oral history interviews with Public Health and Preventive Medicine department faculty and staff conducted by Katie Riley for the oral history project.
 
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Harry J. Sears papers

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:This collection contains the correspondence and publications of Dr. Harry J. Sears while on faculty at the University of Oregon Medical School.
 
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Student Public Health Surveys collection

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:This collection is composed of public health surveys of towns primarily located in the Pacific Northwest conducted between 1930 and 1932 and includes information on topics such as diseases, foodstuffs, and water supply. As of 2017, all surveys from the state of Oregon have been digitized and are available online, with data transcriptions available, through the LSTA-funded "Public Health in Oregon" project of OHSU.
 
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Guide to the Tom Rasmussen Records

Repository:Seattle Municipal Archives
Summary:Records created during Rasmussen's time on City Council.
 
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University of Oregon Medical School Hospitals Records

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:The University of Oregon Medical School has operated or been affiliated with a variety of hospitals and clinics. This collections holds records of some of those institutions, including hospital registers, death books, and other assorted registration and medical care ledgers dating from 1915 to 1973.

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