Topic: Public Health Campaigns
This edition of our monthly series features new work on the history of agribusiness, international law, diplomatic relations, and tropical disease control.
Key points in the history of American foundations’ engagement with public health.
Research reports drawing on several Rockefeller Archive Center collections span continents, disciplines, and eras.
Philanthropy’s role in cleaning up the milk supply prompted better federal food safety protections.
A hundred years ago, hookworm disease was an epidemic across the US South. Northern philanthropy tried to help.
Century-old tips to prevent infection still make sense today.
How battling hookworm on rural farms laid the groundwork for a global public health system.