Medicine on the Maumee: A History of Health Care in Northwest Ohio (Video)

Produced by: David Conn (Ph.D. student, History, University of Toledo), Patrick Cook (Undergraduate student, Creative Writing, University of Toledo), and Tamara Jones, Narrator (Library Media Technical Assistant). The video presents the brief medical history of Toledo and Northwest Ohio as an overview to the exhibition at the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collection at the University of Toledo Libraries. Chapters one through six correspond to the exhibition themes in the catalog.


Chapter One: Graveyard of the Midwest: Early Medicine in Northwest Ohio


Chapter Two: Safe Water, Safe Milk, Safe Children, and Safe Sex: The Public Health Movement in Northwest Ohio


Chapter Three: From Charity to Cutting Edge: Northwest Ohio’s Hospitals


Chapter Four: Caring for the Community: Nursing in Toledo


Chapter Five: Military Medicine (Now Playing)


Chapter Six: Today and Tomorrow: Modern Medicine on the Maumee