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Series III. Public Health, 1948-2001

Scope and Content Notes:

The Public Health Series contains information on files that Shapiro kept that were directly related to public health concerns, primarily in Allegheny County. The series contains six subseries: Allegheny County Health Department; American Public Health Association; Conferences and Meetings; General; Illness and Disease; and Occupational Health. This series dates from 1948 to 2001, is arranged alphabetically, and contains publications, notes, reports, research data, and correspondence.

Subseries 1. Allegheny County Health Department 1965-1995


Box 6
Folder 16 Allegheny County Public Health Laboratory, undated
Folder 17 Annual reports, 1986-1993
Folder 18 Annual seminar information, 1978-1979
Folder 19 Bureau of Air Pollution Control, 1985
Folder 20 Community Profile Series, 1987
Folder 21 Comparing Risks and Setting Public Health Priorities, 1989
Folder 22 Cross-Connections, 1980
Folder 23 Cryptosporidium, 1995
Folder 24 Feasibility Study- Clairton, 1990
Folder 25 Format for sanitary survey, undated
Folder 26 Health Effects Task Force, 1986-1990
Folder 27 Injury Prevention Program in an Economically Depressed Minority Community, 1984
Folder 28 Memoranda, 1987-1988
Folder 29 Miscellaneous, 1965-1987
Folder 30 Miscellaneous, 1987-1990
Folder 31 Present Capacity and Future Potential, 1992
Folder 32 A Proposal to Evaluate the Options Available to the Allegheny County Department of Health in Meeting the Public Health Needs of Allegheny County, 1992
Folder 33 Strategic Planning Project Goals Program, 1990
Folder 34 Summary of Allegheny County Health Department 1987 Program Plan, 1987

Subseries 2. American Public Health Association 1948-1970


Box 6
Folder 35 Comments and questions, 1949
Folder 36 Committee on Hygiene of Housing, 1953-1954
Folder 37 Committee on Hygiene of Housing, 1955
Folder 38 Committee on Hygiene of Housing, 1956

Box 7
Folder 1 Committee on Hygiene of Housing, 1957
Folder 2 Committee on Hygiene of Housing, 1958-1959
Folder 3 Committee on Professional Education, 1960-1970
Folder 4 An Ecologic View of Public Health, 1968
Folder 5 Engineering Section Project, 1949
Folder 6 Evaluation schedule, 1950-1951
Folder 7 Meeting papers, 1968
Folder 8 The Sanitary Engineer in Public Health, 1952-1953
Folder 9 Sanitation evaluation schedule, 1948

Subseries 3. Conferences and Meetings 1949-1997


Box 7
Folder 10 American College Health Association, 1961-1962
Folder 11 American Public Works Association, 1969
Folder 12 American Society of Civil Engineers, 1955
Folder 13 Chicago Air Pollution Conference, 1969
Folder 14 A Community Dialogue, undated
Folder 15 Conference on Improving the Physical Environment of the South, 1968
Folder 16 Conference at Sinclair Community College, 1986
Folder 17 Congress on Environmental Health, 1961
Folder 18 International Association of Milk, Food and Environmental Sanitarians, 1969
Folder 19 Institute of Health Planning Executives, 1968
Folder 20-22 International Conference on the Interdisciplinary Aspects of the Application of Engineering Technology to the Industrialization of Developing Countries, 1968
Folder 23 Inter-Regional Seminar on Development Policies and Planning in Relation to Urbanization, 1966
Folder 24 Iowa Public Health Association, 1969
Folder 25 Management of Controls of Heavy Metals Conference, 1979
Folder 26 National Association of Sanitarians, 1969
Folder 27 National Conference of Interstate Milk Shippers, 1969
Folder 28 New Jersey Public Health Association Conference, 1969
Folder 29 New York State Association of Milk and Food Sanitarians, 1969
Folder 30 Pennsylvania Environmental Conference, 1972
Folder 31 Pittsburgh's Oil Spill, 1989
Folder 32 Professional Advisory Committee on Public Health Training, 1949
Folder 33 Southern Regional Legislative Seminar on Current Public Health Problems, 1969
Folder 34 Symposium on Food Standards, 1969
Folder 35 Theodore F. Hatch Symposium on Recent Advances in Occupational Health, 1982
Folder 36 Tri-State Environmental Symposium, 1972
Folder 37 United States-Taiwan Conference on Pollution Control Technology, 1980
Folder 38 Western Electric Industry-Education Seminar, 1969
Folder 39 White House Conference on Climate Change, 1997
Folder 40 World Health Assembly, 1971

Subseries 4. General 1948-2001


Box 7
Folder 41 Alcoa, 1982
Folder 42 Allegheny County Department of Works- Bureau of Utility Systems, 1965-1976
Folder 43 Allegheny County Emergency Operation Plan, undated
Folder 44 Allegheny County Public Health Bulletin, 1962-1980
Folder 45 Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, 1988
Folder 46 Appalachian Mineral Resource Development, 1977
Folder 47 Appalachian Regional Commission. 1963-1975
Folder 48 Ashland oil spill, 1988
Folder 49 Board of Environmental Health: Rent Withholding, 1969
Folder 50 Bureau of Environmental Health Services, 1985

Box 8
Folder 1 Chambers Development Co., 1990
Folder 2 Community Health, Inc., 1971
Folder 3 Community Health, Inc., 1972
Folder 4 Community studies, undated
Folder 5 Descriptive material, 1949
Folder 6 Dust fall, 1969
Folder 7 Engineering News-Record, 1956
Folder 8 Environmental Control Technicians, 1970
Folder 9 Environmental Health Personnel Review, 1959
Folder 10 Environmental Health Services Task Force Notebook, 1966-1971
Folder 11 Environmental health training, 1969-1987
Folder 12 Environmental sanitation, 1950
Folder 13 Field structure of PHS Environmental Health Programs, 1964
Folder 14 Fluoridation, 1962
Folder 15 "A Garbageer's Dream," undated
Folder 16 Greater Pittsburgh Region Construction Aggregates, 1974-1975
Folder 17 Greater Pittsburgh Region Land and Water Studies for Environmental Analysis, 1971
Folder 18 Health Concerns in Chemical Emergencies, 1988
Folder 19 Health and Environment Subcommittee Materials, 1980
Folder 20 Health Science and China, 1981-1982
Folder 21 Housing, 1965-1966
Folder 22 Human Identity in Megalopolis, undated
Folder 23 Land Use Policy in Pennsylvania, 1977
Folder 24 Maps and articles on environmental problems, 1980
Folder 25 Miscellaneous, 1979-1990
Folder 26 Miscellaneous, 1990-1995
Folder 27 Mutagens, 1969-1970
Folder 28 National Alliance for Energy Contingency Planning for Health Resources, 1980
Folder 29 National Center for Resources for Recovery Monthly, 1977
Folder 30 National Council for International Health, 1980
Folder 31 National Science Foundation, 1980
Folder 32 Newsletters and brochures, 1965-1970
Folder 33-34 Papers, 1960-1992

Box 9
Folder 1-3 Papers, 1960-1992
Folder 4 Pennsylvania Department of Health, 1970
Folder 5 Pennsylvania Health Council, 1969
Folder 6 Pennsylvania Environmental Protection Agency Agreement, 1980
Folder 7 Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board, 1981
Folder 8 Pennsylvania forestry materials, 1976-1986
Folder 9 Pennsylvania's Health, 1970-1977
Folder 10 Pennsylvania's Master Environmental Plan, 1981
Folder 11 Pesticides, 1972
Folder 12 Pittsburgh Taxicab Study, 1971
Folder 13 Pollution, 1961-1979
Folder 14 Pond, M. Allen, 1967-1968
Folder 15 Preparing Public Health Leaders for the 1990s, 1988
Folder 16 Regional Development Plan, 1974
Folder 17-19 Reports, 1966-1994
Folder 20 Role of Education and Research, 1964
Folder 21 Sanitarians, 1948-1970
Folder 22 Schreiber, Helmut, 1983-1984
Folder 23 Supply of Health Manpower, 1972
Folder 24 Surfactants, undated
Folder 25 "A System for Prevention, Assessment and Control of Exposures and Health Effects from Hazardous Sites," 1984
Folder 26 Terrorism, 2001
Folder 27 Toxic Substances Control Act, 1977
Folder 28 Training Program for Health Services Administration and Planning, undated
Folder 29 "Upgrading by Biological Process Modifications and Additions," 1972
Folder 30 Urban Comparative Risk Program, 1994
Folder 31 Westinghouse, 1975
Folder 32 Weyerhaeuser, 1994

Subseries 5. Illness and Disease 1952-1995


Box 10
Folder 1 Asbestos, 1985
Folder 2 Breast cancer, 1994
Folder 3 Cancer, 1980-1984
Folder 4 Cardiovascular disease, 1980
Folder 5 Center for Environmental Epidemiology, 1979-1986
Folder 6 Communicable Disease Control, 1962-1966
Folder 7 Detection of Airborne Mutagenic and Carcinogenic Compounds, 1980
Folder 8 Disease transmission, undated
Folder 9 E. coli, 1983
Folder 10 Electromagnetic fields, 1994-1995
Folder 11 Epidemiological Studies of Risks Associated with the Agricultural Use of Sewage Sludge, 1986
Folder 12 Feasibility Study to Resolve Questions on the Relationship of Arsenic in Skin Cancer to Drinking Water, 1983
Folder 13 Health Maintenance and Promotion, 1991
Folder 14 Legionella, 1964-1967
Folder 15 Legionella, 1967-1985
Folder 16 Lung disease, 1963-1982
Folder 17 Occupational medicine, 1991
Folder 18 Pittsburgh area materials, 1960-1977
Folder 19 Pollution: Its Impact on Mental Health, undated
Folder 20 Promoting Health, Preventing Disease, 1980
Folder 21 Radioactive gold, 1984
Folder 22 Radon, 1985-1991
Folder 23 Report on the Findings of the Brighton Heights Childhood Morbidity Survey, 1979
Folder 24 A Report of the Meeting of the Association of Schools of Public Health at the Center for Disease Control, 1979
Folder 25 Reproductive Hazards in Coke Oven Workers, undated
Folder 26 The Role of Free Living Amoebae Occurring in Heated Effluents as Causative Agents of Human Disease, undated
Folder 27 Salmonella, 1969
Folder 28 Sewickley epidemic, 1975
Folder 29 Task Force on Environmental Cancer and Heart and Lung Disease, 1980-1981
Folder 30 Trace Elements in Human Tissue, 1952
Folder 31 Viruses, undated
Folder 32 Workshop on Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, 1984
Folder 33 X-radiation, undated

Subseries 6. Occupational Health 1969-1992


Box 10
Folder 34 Delivery of Occupation Health Services, undated
Folder 35 Disciplines of Occupational and Environmental Medicine note, 1991
Folder 36 Drake Chemical Worker's Health Registry, 1988
Folder 37 Final Proposal and Recommendations for the Implementation of an Injury Surveillance Program in Allegheny County, 1988
Folder 38 Health Surveillance Programs for Populations at Work, 1991
Folder 39 Injury prevention, 1982-1984
Folder 40 Injury prevention, 1987-1990
Folder 41 Long-Term Mortality Study of Steelworkers, 1969
Folder 42 Occupational Infections, 1991
Folder 43 Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 1992
Folder 44 Recognition and Control of Occupational Diseases, undated
Folder 45 Reports, 1980-1991
Folder 46 A View of Occupational Health Manpower, undated
Folder 47 Worksite Health Promotion and Program Evaluation, 1991