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Epidemics in Africa

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The library has many posters, with some that are digitized. Search the catalog for the full array.


Vernon McKay Photographs - photos of people and events involving several diseases.

A photograph from Winterton Collection of East African Photographs showing a victim of smallpox epidemic in Kenya of 1899-1900. See also Smallpox in Kenya, 1880–1920 article (requires login); In the heart of savagedom; reminiscences of life and adventure during a quarter of a century of pioneering missionary labours in the wilds of east Equatorial Africa a novel .

Photographs of sleeping sickness patients from the Winterton Collection of East African Photographs. Search for "sleeping sickness" 

Read Sleeping Sickness Epidemics and Colonial Responses in East and Central Africa, 1900–1940 article

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