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GML/GMI Publications

 Sub-Series

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series documents GMI's Health Corps activities with the American public through a variety of radio talks, health articles, speaking programs, and health education programs in schools emphasizing the importance of good health and hygiene. Both the "Radio Talks" and "Health Education Programs" subseries document articles written by medical doctors who were affiliated with GMITP. The articles were "friendly" and written specifically for the general public to understand. This same method was used in gathering state subscriptions for membership in the corporation. Physicians, nurses, and educators were used to persuade the American public to view the articles as an opportunity to better understand health needs; germs, cancer, heart disease, arthritis, pimples, high blood pressure, congenital diseases of the eyes and mosquito bites and much more. Many of the articles on specific subjects were created after requests were made. GMI also organized state memberships called the "General Committee of Organized Cities" as a method of informing citizens on health issues. This program demonstrates how GMITP depended on regional expansion to reach the public. The subseries "GMI/GML Publications" documents the more scientific/scholarly papers published in academic and medical/scientific journals.

Dates

  • 1921-1990

Extent

From the Collection: 43.75 Linear Feet (48 boxes + oversize)

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Collection materials primarily in English

Restrictions

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series documents GMI's Health Corps activities with the American public through a variety of radio talks, health articles, speaking programs, and health education programs in schools emphasizing the importance of good health and hygiene. Both the "Radio Talks" and "Health Education Programs" subseries document articles written by medical doctors who were affiliated with GMITP. The articles were "friendly" and written specifically for the general public to understand. This same method was used in gathering state subscriptions for membership in the corporation. Physicians, nurses, and educators were used to persuade the American public to view the articles as an opportunity to better understand health needs; germs, cancer, heart disease, arthritis, pimples, high blood pressure, congenital diseases of the eyes and mosquito bites and much more. Many of the articles on specific subjects were created after requests were made. GMI also organized state memberships called the "General Committee of Organized Cities" as a method of informing citizens on health issues. This program demonstrates how GMITP depended on regional expansion to reach the public. The subseries "GMI/GML Publications" documents the more scientific/scholarly papers published in academic and medical/scientific journals.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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