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Exhibit Guide: The Legacy of Public Health in Our Region

This is an online guide to the library exhibit on local public health history developed to coincide with National Public Health Week 2018.


The Charlotte Observer: Local News from 1892 through the Present

Atkins Library provides access to searchable online content from The Charlotte Observer from 1892 through the present.

Local public health history, including many dramatic events like the influenza and polio epidemics included in the exhibit, but also advertisements of well baby clinics, hiring of new staff, and editorials by health officials, was frequently featured in the local newspapers.