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Title

Medicine shop in Chinatown, Los Angeles, ca. 1938

Description

An herbalist uses his mortar and pestle in a medicine shop on North Broadway Street in Chinatown, Los Angeles.

Creator

HHR

Date

1938

Format

Photograph

Type

Photograph

Credit

Courtesy of Los Angeles Daily News Negatives (Collection 1387). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Lender or Contributor

UCLA Library

Exhibit Title

Health Is a Human Right: Race and Place in America

Acknowledgements

This exhibit repurposes elements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) David J. Sencer CDC Museum exhibit “Health Is a Human Right: Race and Place in America.” This exhibit was created by the Georgia State University Library and the School of Public Health.
Developed resources reported in this exhibit site are 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.

Section #

P-15

Item #

1b

Lender Contact Information

Benjamin Formaker-Olivas: bforlivas@library.ucla.edu

Additional Acknowledgements

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

Files

Citation

HHR, “Medicine shop in Chinatown, Los Angeles, ca. 1938,” Georgia State University Library Exhibits, accessed November 18, 2017, https://exhibits.library.gsu.edu/items/show/298.