Guide to the Los Angeles Record "Heroes of Health" Articles Collection, 1933

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Los Angeles Record "Heroes of Health" Articles Collection
Dates: 1933
Identification: SC/LAHH
Creator: Los Angeles Record
Physical Description: 0.20 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: This collection consists of three articles from 1933 published in the Los Angeles Record as part of a series written by Rodney Dutcher called “Heroes of Health.” In the series, Dutcher sought to illuminate the efforts of the United States Public Health Service to combat infectious diseases in America, with each article focusing on the story of a particular disease, including parrot fever (psittacosis), tularemia, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

Historical Note:

The Los Angeles Record was a daily newspaper founded by Edward W. Scripps in 1895. The newspaper ceased publication in 1933.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records

Topical Term:

Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

Jessica Geiser, 2013

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Los Angeles Record "Heroes of Health" Articles Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Scope and Contents

The Los Angeles Record "Heroes of Health" Articles Collection consists of three articles from 1933 published in the Los Angeles Record as part of a series written by Rodney Dutcher called "Heroes of Health." In the series, Dutcher sought to illuminate the efforts of the United States Public Health Service to combat infectious diseases in America, with each article focusing on the story of a particular disease, including parrot fever (psittacosis), tularemia, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Item 1

"Heroes of Health - Scientists Dare Death in Effort to Halt Epidemic" by Rodney Dutcher, 1933 October 19

Box 1, Item 2

"Heroes of Health - Physician Survives Malady to Find Disease" by Rodney Dutcher, 1933 October 20

Box 1, Item 3

"Heroes of Health - Doctor Tests Serum He Concocted to Kill" by Rodney Dutcher, 1933 October 21