Public Health in Oregon: Discovering Historical Data


Frank Rafferty



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A public health survey by a student named Frank Rafferty for Astoria, Oregon in 1932. Includes information regarding local health agencies; vital statistics; communicable and venereal diseases; nursing; control of the milk and water supply and other foodstuffs; control of public-use spaces; control of sewage and sanitation; and prostitution laws.


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Oregon--Astoria; Health Surveys; Vital Statistics; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Public Health Nursing; Sanitation; Water-supply; Sanitary engineering; Research Report


Public Health Survey Records; 2004-025

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Data consists of census information: births; deaths; causes of death; revenue; labor. Additional data includes communicable and venereal diseases; sanitation of dairy and foodstuffs; sanitation of bath houses, barber shops, beauty parlors, and swimming pools; sanitation of garages, service stations, and comfort stations.

Public Health Survey, Astoria, Oregon, 1932

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