Signs of Burnout

I’ve got close in the past, so have been seeking ways to avoid! I’ve reached a stage where I’m catching up with some of the old & fun things on my ‘to-do’ list: Source: TheSimpleDollar.com drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster Continue Reading →

Coughs and Sneezes et al

Check out this audio slideshow of posters collated by Dr Laragh Gollogly from the World Health Organisation… I really MUST get around to submitting the article that I wrote on Venereal Disease posters… I wrote it in 2004, so it needs a bit of updating… Second World War Posters Mass Communications Academic, @MMUBS. British Home Continue Reading →

Timothy Boon: ‘Film and Contestation of Public Health in Interwar Britain’

Boon, T., ‘Film and contestation of public health in interwar Britain’ PhD Thesis completed, 1999. Wellcome Institute Abstract: This is the first study to analyse and list the approximately 350 health films distributed in Britain in the interwar period. It provides a social-historical explanation for their existence, and grounds its account in the history of Continue Reading →

Holiday Health and Hygiene on Vacation

‘Coughs and sneezes spread diseases. Trap them in your handkerchief!’ This slogan from a 1942 British government poster was aimed at reducing absenteeism from serious war work, but it caught on, and encouraged more hygienic habits in the population as a whole. No surprise then, to find it revived to combat the latest threats from Continue Reading →

Visual Culture and Public Health Posters

“This online exhibit is designed to introduce you to the history of images used in public health posters in the twentieth century. It utilizes the world’s largest collection of poster art dealing with questions of health in the United States, housed at the National Library of Medicine. Many of these images can also be viewed Continue Reading →