Durham County Department of Health Scrapbook and Other Materials

This digital collection includes photographs, dated between 1905 and 1970, of the Durham County Health Department staff, as well as of the Department’s activities, such as education events and polio vaccination distribution. The collection includes a scrapbook which contains public health signs, warnings against the violations of ordinances, letter to parents on the prevention of diseases, immunization and vaccination forms, certificates, case cards for the diagnosis of certain diseases (smallpox, diphtheria, typhoid, etc.), and inspection notices regarding milk and water, among other items.

Visit the research guide to learn more about materials in the collection that are not available online.