Found 4 collections related to Public health -- New York (State) -- New York

Roberts, Eugene Percy, 1868-1953
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
32 items (1 folder)
Eugene Percy Roberts (1868-1953) was the first African American to achieve the following: receive a degree in medicine in New York City, serve as a member of the New York City Board of Education from 1917-1922, and become a trustee of Lincoln... more
Brown, Howard, 1924-1975
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 415
6.6 linear feet (13 boxes)
Howard J. Brown (1924-1975), a physician, was an innovative health planner and advocate for the gay rights movement. After working with several projects in New York City providing comprehensive health care and neighborhood medical services, he... more
Wynne, Shirley W. (Shirley Wilmotte), 1882-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4689
.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Shirley W. Wynne, M.D., Dr. P.H. (1882-1942) was New York City Commissioner of Health from 1928 through 1933, and a leader in public health and child welfare initiatives throughout his career. The collection consists of radio scripts for more
Straus, Nathan, 1848-1931
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2906
13 linear feet (26 boxes, 19 v.)
Nathan Straus (1848-1931) was a German-born New York City businessman and philanthropist. After making his fortune as a partner in the New York department stores Abraham and Straus and R.H. Macy and Co., Straus, with his wife Lina Gutherz Straus,... more
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