Alice Hamilton (1869-1970)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-3287]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-3287

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Summary

An expert in occupational health issues, Dr. Alice Hamilton (1869-1970) was Assistant Professor of Industrial Medicine, Harvard Medical School. After graduating from the University of Michigan, Hamilton did additional research in Germany and then began a lifelong effort to apply bacteriology, pharmacology, and toxicology to public health. She worked briefly at Hull House in Chicago and in 1919 became the first woman on the faculty of the Harvard Medical School, remaining at Harvard until her retirement in 1935.

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  • Hamilton, Alice 1869-1970
  • Harvard Medical School
  • University of Michigan
  • Hull House (Chicago, Ill.)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-3287

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

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Topic

  • Industrial hygiene
  • Women scientists
  • Bacteriology

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-3287]

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