Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION. Films address a range of topics including nursing, prenatal and neonatal care, infant and child development, mental health, medical ethics, aging, and human sexuality.
Lederberg won the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Edward Tatum and George Beadle "for his discoveries concerning genetic recombination and the organization of the genetic material of bacteria." He was professor of genetics at Stanford University, president of Rockfeller University, and public servant to presidents, national groups, and governmental organizations.
Julius B. Richmond Papers (1941-2004) document the career of the pediatrician and public health advocate. The collection highlights his time as the U.S. Surgeon General as well as his academic career at the State University of New York at Syracuse and Harvard Medical School. It also details important programs which Richmond help establish, such as Head Start.
Collection contains correspondence, reports, printed materials, and photographs document Dr. Julius Schreiber's psychological orientation of American soldiers during World War II and his efforts to improve American society through the National Institute of Social Relations just after the war.
Dr. Lawrence Kolb was a pioneer in the medical approach to narcotics addiction treatment and in public health research and treatment of mental illness. He was one of the first to advocate treating drug addicts as patients, not criminals. The collection deals chiefly with the subjects of drug addiction, alcoholism, juvenile delinquency, and mental health.
Thomas Francis "Mike" Gorman (1913-1989), a noted journalist, author, publicist, lobbyist and advocate for health causes and an ally of the philanthropist Mary Lasker. The bulk of the collection consists of speeches, publications, notes, minutes and memoranda. Most of the material reflects Gorman's career after he became involved in publicity and lobbying in the 1950s.
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. These mostly educational films were produced by both smaller, independent companies and major filmmaking entities during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. Topics range from concerns about overpopulation to the function of human organs to divorce and racial prejudice. Many of the films deal with mental health, child development, and the health of the environment.