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BOOKS, etc.

Barrett, Nathan
Facts and Documents bearing upon the Legal and Moral Questions connected with The Recent Destruction of the Quarantine Buildings on Staten Island [New York: Executive Committee of Staten Island, 1858] See Google Books for a copy on-line.
Blunt, Joseph
The Shipmaster's Assistant and Commercial Digest: Containing Information Necessary For Merchants, Owners and Masters of Ships, [New York: E. & G. Blunt, 1855] Previously published in 1837. See Google Books for the 1837 edition.
Coan, Peter
Ellis Island Interviews: In Their Own Words
Conway, Lorie
Forgotten Ellis Island: the extraordinary story of America's immigrant hospital, [New York : Smithsonian Books : Collins, 2007]
Doty, Alvah H., M.D.
  • "The Extermination of the Mosquito," Health News -- New York Health Almanac, Monthly Bulletin New York State Department of Health, Albany. N.Y., New Series, Vol. X, No. 1, January 1915, Full Series, Vol. XXXI, No. 1, pp. 244-246 See Google Books
  • A Manual of Instruction in the Principles of Prompt Aid to the Injured, Including a Chapter on Hygiene and Disinfection, Designed for Civil and Military Use, [D. Appleton & Co., 1895, 1901, 1919] See Google Books
  • The Mosquito, Its Relation to Disease and Its Extermination. [New York, Appleton, 1912]
  • "New Quarantine Methods and Changes which are Called for in Marine Sanitation," Public Health Papers and Reports, Vol XXVI, [Indianapolis, Ind.: American Public Health Association, October 22-26, 1900] pp. 55-62, See Google Books
  • “Practical Discussion of Yellow Fever,” Public Health Papers and Reports, volume XXVII, presented at the Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Buffalo, N.Y., September 16-20, 1901; pp. 134-143. See Google Books
  • "Prevention of Infectious Diseases," The American Journal of Nursing, Vol. 11, No. 8 (May 1911), pp. 671-672 [ Lippincott Williams & Wilkins] See Google Books
  • Walking for Health, [New York [N.Y.]: D. Appleton, 1923]
  • "The New York Quarantine Station And Its Work," The Medical News, A Weekly Medical Journal. Edited by J. Riddle Goffe, Ph.B., M.D., Volume LXXI,June-December 1897. [New York: Lea Brothers & Co., 1897], pages 632-633.
Fairchild, Amy
Science at the Borders: Immigrant Medical Inspection and the Shaping of the Modern Industrial Labor Force. [Johns Hopkins University Press, April 2003] (ISBN-13: 9780801870804)
Fuller, Samuel
Pocketful of Yesterdays: It Was And Is "Nevertheless" New York in the 1930's
Holland, F. Ross
Idealists, Scoundrels, And The Lady: An Insiders View Of The Statue Of Liberty-Ellis Island Project
Kotker, Norman; Twombly, Robert; Wells, H. G.; others
Ellis Island: Echoes From A Nations Past
Kraut, Alan M.
Silent Travelers: Germs, Genes, and the "Immigrant Menace" [New York: Basic Books, 1994] ISBN 0-465-07823-0
Leavitt, Judith Walzer
Typhoid Mary : Captive to the Public's Health. [Boston, MA, U.S.A.: Beacon Press, 1996] ISBN:0807021024
Leavitt, Judith Walzer, and Ronald L. Numbers, editors
Sickness and Health in America: Readings in the History of Medicine and Public Health, [Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1978] ISBN 0-299-07624-5
Levine, Peter
Ellis Island To Ebbets Field: Sport And The American Jewish Experience
Marinbach, Bernard
Galveston, Ellis Island Of The West
Markel, Howard
Quarantine! : East European Jewish Immigrants and the New York City Epidemics of 1892
Nixon, Joan Lowery
Land of Dreams (Ellis Island)
The Ellis Island Trilogy
Powell, J. H., et al
Bring Out Your Dead: The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793 (Studies in Health Illness and Caregiving)
Rothman, Sheila M.
Living in the Shadow of Death : Tuberculosis and the Social Experience of Illness in American History
Sellers, Christopher C.
Hazards of the Job: From Industrial Disease to Environmental Health Science
Shearer, Daniel
A Look into the Shadows: The Hidden Side of Ellis Island
Szucs, Loretto D.
Ellis Island: Gateway To America
Tomes, Nancy
The Gospel of Germs: Men, Women, and the Microbe in American Life
The United States Public Health Service
The United States Public Health Service 1798-1950 [Commissioned Officers Association Of The United States Public Health Service, 1951]
Unrau, Harlan D.
Historic Structure Report, Ellis Island, Historical Data, Statue of Liberty National Monument, New York/New Jersey by Harlan D. Unrau, Denver Service Center, National Park Service, US Department of the Interior [Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1981]; Three volume set. Copies are available at The New York Public Research Library as well as larger libraries around the country.
Warne, Frank Julian
The Tide of Immigration, [New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1916] See also Google Books for a copy of the text.
Wight, Orlando Williams
Maxims of Public Health[New York: D. Appleton and Company,1884] See Google Books

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