Machine Age (1850 - 1945)
Archival photo of Forest Service after the 1910 fires.

Paradise Is Burning

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Vampire preys on a sick woman

Vampire Panic

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Marie Curie in her lab

Crowdfunding Radium

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Black and white photo of man and woman in a lab

For the Sake of Science

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Bust of pekin man

Parking Lot or Peking Lot?

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Interior of old German ID card

Escape from Nazi Terror

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child on table surrounded by a group of men and women

The Story of Serum Therapy

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Photo from 1918 showing Philadelphia streetcar with sign reading "Spit spreads death"

Spit Spreads Death

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Rubella (German Measles) vaccination clinic in 1969

Roe v. Wade v. Rubella

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Baking Up a Storm

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Family Practice

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Soldiers at Camp Dix during the Spanish flu outbreak in 1918

Exhuming the Flu

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Saving Old Movies

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Woman irritated by smog in LA in the 1950s

Fighting Smog in Los Angeles

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Photo of automaton hand drawing a picture on paper

Serious Fun

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Hard Work and Happenstance

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Women wearing orange yoga pants and yellow sneakers

The Yoga Pant Problem

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Vintage margarine ad

Butter vs. Margarine

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Portrait of refugee doctor

Refugee Doctors

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Detail of illustration outside confectionery, 1885

Our Mutual Friend

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The Age of Scurvy

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Fist and flask graphic

Political Science

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Men wearing gas masks

A Tear Gas Tale

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Women’s Work

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A Recipe for Good Health

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A Killer of a Cure

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A Forgotten Star

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1950s ad for Mum cream deodorant

The Smell of Shame

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LZR Racer

Winning Skin

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Amputation

Auld Medicine

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Figues de Solliès by Mon Œil

The Joy of Cooking

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Diagram of sports bra

Second Skin

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Still Life

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