The collections arranged below each deal with an aspect of the health care sector. Community and public health efforts as well as health practioners and administrators out reach work has been documented. In particular, investigations into the health conditions of minority groups and gender discrimination practices are examined. The health sector topics touched on in the collections presented are varied. A few examples of these topics include, drug addiction treatment, abortion, and health care research.
Photo of Mercy General Hospital circa 1960. Kellogg African American Health Care Project.
- 1 linear ft.
- Oral history project conducted by Gwendolyn Hall under the auspices of the Michigan Historical Collections.
Tapes and transcripts of oral interviews with persons concerned with the problem of drug addiction and the methadone treatment of drug rehabilitation, including George P. Agnello, James Brickley, Earl Chestang, George Crockett, Paul Lowinger, William Lucas, Richard Martin, Edward Pierce, and John B. Swainson; also collected material.
Michigan leaders in community health nursing oral history project records, 1986-1997.
- 1.3 linear ft.
- Oral history project focused on elder public health and community health nurses. Project leader Stephanie Myers Schim completed a dissertation based on the interviews.
Administrative files on the project, background material on interviews, audio cassette tapes, transcripts of some interviews, and articles on the project including the dissertation "Leadership Expression of Elder Community Health Nurse Leaders in Michigan."
- 54 sound cassettes.
- Oral History project on elder public health and community health nurses.
Interviews with elder public health and community health nurses. Interviews include: Phyllis Acheson, Elaine Bevan, A. Josephine Brown, Jean Chabut, Helen Clark, Verna Cole, Claire Corriveau, Gertrude Dietrich, Winifred Fisher, Mary Freliga, Lois Gage, Elizabeth Grigg, Patricia Hatfield, Cathryn Kurtaugh.
Photo from a nursing handbook of how to aid
a patient into a chair. Nursing History Society
(University of Michigan) records, ca. 1940-
- 1 linear ft.
- Society formed in 1983 with the purpose of engaging in activities directed toward the preservation of the history of nursing at the University of Michigan.
Administrative files, 1983-1989, including minutes, programs, membership materials, and reports; and historical files, ca. 1940-ca. 1988, collected respecting nursing history, including class notes, nursing manuals, oral history tapes, and photographs.
- 3 videocassettes : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
- Public health nurse in Detroit, Mich.
Interview conducted by Elizabeth J. Miller regarding Irwin's life and career. A transcript of the interview is found in Miller's thesis, "Patricia A. Irwin, forty years working a public health nurse life (1961-2001)."
- 19 sound tape reels : 3 3/4 ips ; 7 in.
- Professor of history at the University of Michigan.
Recordings of interviews conducted on the subject of abortion; include interviews with Marjory Mecklenburg and Karen Mulhauser.
Photo of Mercy General Hospital, Board of
Directors. Kellogg African American Health
English 325 (University of Michigan) papers, 1978.
- 1 linear ft.
- University of Michigan class requiring in part an oral history project.
Sound tapes of interviews and transcripts of interviews concerning Ann Arbor German parochial schools before World War I; Arthur Gallagher, editor of the Ann Arbor News; the Ann Arbor German community, being the remembrances of Margaret Louise Seeger; and the abortion movement in Ann Arbor.
Health Care Experiences
- 5 linear ft.
- Project funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to document the health care experiences of African Americans in southeastern Michigan consisting primarily of oral history interviews with African American health care practitioners and administrators covering the period 1940-1969.
Background files relating to the project, and 42 oral history interview transcripts and tape recordings. Interviews discuss biographical details, desegregation efforts in Detroit area hospitals, and social conditions facing African Americans.
Photo of seven residents at Meharry
Medical College. Natalia Tanner in the
top row is chief resident, 1948. Kellogg
African American Health Care Project.
- 0.4 linear feet and 17 audio cassettes.
- Research project on the 1970 investigation of a sex discrimination complaint against the University of Michigan conducted by the U.S. Department of Health, Educaiton, and Welfare. Project was sponsored by the University of Michigan Institute for Research on Women and Gender and conducted by Eric A. Stein.
Project files, background and research files relating to women in the 1970s and interviews with people involved in the 1970 complaint and investigation including Jean King and Robben W. Fleming.
University of Michigan Medical School Faculty
David Northcross, US Army
Medical Corps circa 1940.
Kellogg African American
Health Care Project.
- Interview transcripts 2.0 linear ft., Sound recordings 18 audiocassettes and 29 CDs.
- Center was established as the Historical Center for the Health Sciences.
Interviews of emeritus University of Michigan Medical School faculty members conducted by the Center for the History of Medicine. Transcripts and audio recordings of interviews discussing their backgrounds, education, careers, and tenure at the University of Michigan.