NLM Launches a New Online Exhibition

January 25, 2021

The Countrywide Library of Medication (NLM) announces Fifty Many years In the past: The Darkening Day, a new on the net exhibition recognizing the fiftieth anniversary of The Darkening Day, an NLM exhibition on the health and fitness aspects of environmental pollution, which opened at the library in 1970 and was subsequently reviewed in the September 29, 1970, challenge of the NIH File, page eleven.

That includes selected is effective from the NLM assortment, Fifty Many years In the past: The Darkening Day highlights examples of exploration, packages and guidelines, general public messaging, and action taken by the U.S. Office of Overall health, Schooling and Welfare and federal experts from the Community Overall health Company (PHS), as consciousness of pollution’s harmful impacts on health and fitness grew in the several years previous 1970.

The exhibition enhances the background explored in Darkening Day: Air Pollution Movies and Environmental Awareness, 1960–1972, a essential examination of six general public health and fitness movies from NLM’s historical audiovisuals assortment, curation which is portion of Medication on Monitor: Movies and Essays from NLM.

Examine Fifty Many years In the past: The Darkening Day on the net.

Clean Air for Your Community, Public Health Service (PHS) Division of Air Pollution, 1966

Numerous authorities and authorities-funded pamphlets on pollution encouraged citizens to assist build a healthier ecosystem.

Cleanse Air for Your Community, Community Overall health Company (PHS) Division of Air Pollution, 1966

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Uranium miner gets his blood drawn for a PHS study, Scope Weekly, October 16, 1957

Uranium miner receives his blood drawn for a PHS examine, Scope Weekly, October 16, 1957

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No Laughing Matter: The Cartoonist Focuses on Air Pollution, PHS, 1966

Some authorities and authorities-funded pamphlets on pollution emphasized the will need for collaboration amongst communities and all ranges of authorities.

No Laughing Matter: The Cartoonist Focuses on Air Pollution, PHS, 1966

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