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(McCord collection only)
The On-line Collection
This selection of approximately 200 images provides a sample of the collections related to health care between the years 1840 and 1945, with a particular focus on Montreal. It recalls the first efforts to improve public health and sanitation, as well as medical advances and the birth of a hospital system.
- Places, health care and training institutions, facilities;
- Equipment, instruments, medicines and advertising for various products;
- Illustrations linked to campaigns promoting hygiene or other sanitation measures;
- Scientists and health care professionals, particularly from religious communities.