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Duke University Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room Rubenstein Library Room 153

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Durham, NC United States
919-684-8549

April 2018

Contraception Crossroads: Health Workers Encounter Family Planning in Mid-20th Century Latin America

April 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Trent History of Medicine Lecture Series: Contraception Crossroads: Health Workers Encounter Family Planning in Mid-20th Century Latin America Between the 1930s and the 1970s, health workers of different types began to embrace, slowly and selectively, the value of smaller families for all people in the region as well as to become used to new types of contraceptive technologies. What…

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March 2019

The Newest Negroes: Black Doctors and the Desegregation of Harlem Hospital, 1919-1935.

March 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Adam Biggs will present "The Newest Negroes: Black Doctors and the Desegregation of Harlem Hospital, 1919-1935."   Adam Biggs is faculty at the University of South Carolina Lancaster where he teaches African American Studies and US History. His research examines black doctors and their efforts to address the problem of race in early 20th century…

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