Public Health in Oregon: Discovering Historical Data



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A public health survey by a student named Hope Brown Plymate for Dalles, Oregon in 1931. Includes information regarding geographic location; climate; Native Indian populations; history of the area; vital statistics; industry; civic and health organizations; control of water, dairy, sewage, garbage, foodstuffs, and public-use spaces; general sanitation; school health; control of communicable and venereal disease; and nuisance and milk sanitation city ordinances.


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Oregon--Dalles; Health Surveys; Vital Statistics; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Sanitation; Water-supply; Food adulteration and inspection; Death Certificates; Public Health Nursing; Sanitary engineering; Research Report


Public Health Survey Records; 2004-025



Description of Data Content

Data consists of census statistics: births; stillbirths; deaths and cause of death; communicable and venereal disease; civic appointments and budget; and school attendance. Additional data includes sanitation of foodstuffs, sewage, milk, and water; civic and non-affiliated health service statistics; production and industry; and a map of the city.

Public Health Survey, Dalles City, Oregon, 1931

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