Sour Stomachs

This 2005 exhibition provided a broad overview of this state's medical history by highlighting some of the common ailments that afflicted our ancestors, as well as some of the deadly epidemics they faced. Together, these highlights introduced visitors to the multitude of references in the University Library that are available to researchers interested in the evolution of public health care.

This website is a condensed version of an exhibition that appeared in the North Carolina Collection Gallery from June 22 - September 30, 2005. View the online exhibit by clicking on the links below.

Treating the Sick in North Carolina Miasma and Sanitation
"Native Simples" Doses of Faith
Bloodletting
Battling Epidemics
Smallpox Vaccine
Family Medicine Public Health Research

 

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