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Health Is a Human Right [Race and Place in America]

Health Is a Human Right [Race and Place in America] is a repurposing by the Georgia State University (GSU) Library and the GSU School of Public Health of elements from the CDC’s David J. Sencer Museum’s 2014 exhibition.

This exhibition examines some historic challenges of the past 120 years in achieving health equity for all in the U.S. We know that “race and place” are as important as personal choices in achieving our full potential. People with low-incomes, minorities, and other socially disadvantaged populations face significant inequities in opportunity for optimal health. This can lead to inequities in health, along the lines of race, ethnicity, and place.

This exhibit is an evolving, on-going project with input, research and up-dates from GSU students and faculty as lesson plans and curriculum related to the exhibit content are developed and implemented.

The physical exhibit is housed at Georgia State University College of Law. For information about how to view the exhibit in person, visit


The development of this website is supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012340 with the University of Maryland, Health Sciences and Human Services Library. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Curatorial assistance provided by Laurie Sedicino.
Omeka exhibit created by Sharon Leslie, Georgia State University Library.

Exhibit Team
Kim Ramsey-White
Laurie Sedicino
Stacie Kershner
Margaret Hooker
Sharon Leslie

Participating Faculty
Kimberly Cleveland
Iris Feinberg
Matt Gayman
Jeffrey Glover
John Steward
Cassie White

Digital Design Team
Eric Willoughby
Spencer Roberts


Emerson Elementary School Class Photo Courtesy of the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library.

Digital exhibit copyrighted by Georgia State University Library.

Five Points & Alice Hoffman: A Retrospective

This exhibit chronicles the relationship between Five Points: A Journal of Literature & Art and the author Alice Hoffman.

The exhibit was created by Georgia State University undergraduate student Jenissa Graham and Dr. Megan Sexton, co-editor of Five Points. Content and materials used in this exhibit were taken from the Five Points Collections housed in the Special Collections and Archives at Georgia State University.


Grady Hospital School of Nursing

Introduction to the Exhibit 

The Grady Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, chartered in 1898, was the first nursing school in Georgia and served as a cornerstone to the education and training of nurses in the region and across the United States. In 1917 the Municipal Training School for Colored Nurses at Grady was chartered, providing nursing education to black nursing students; these two programs were integrated in September 1964. During its tenure of 84 years, the School trained over 4,000 nurses as it grew and developed along with the field of nursing education. You can access the Grady School of Nursing Collection Digital Collection online


This exhibit was created by Kathleen LaPorte, a graduate student at The School of Public Health, Georgia State University, and graduate assistant for the Southern Labor Archives, Special Collections and Archives, University Library. Thanks to Spencer Roberts, Digital Scholarship Librarian, for his guidance and assistance with the creation of the exhibit and Traci Drummond, archivist for the Southern Labor Archives. The exhibit was created to commemorate the 120th anniversary of the founding of the Grady Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.