Edward Hand Medical Heritage Foundation
  Articles on Local Histories:

A City Besieged: The 1918 Influenza Pandemic in Lancaster

By Meg R. Gerstenblith

In Sickness and in Health

By Audrey Gates Snyder and Jane Andrews Sweigart

Lancaster County and Civil War Medicine: Civilian Physicians Turned Military Surgeons

By Scott Mingus

Dr. Albert Defresne

By Mrs. Mary N. Robinson

Competing in the Medical Marketplace in Jacksonian America: The Creative Strategy of Dr. George Barrett Kerfoot

By Thomas R. Winpenny

Ephrata Community Hospital

By Robert U. Wissler

Ephrata Hydropathic Institute


The Two Hundred Year History of the Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital

By Page Talbott, Ph.D.

Pioneer Dentists of Lancaster City and County

By Jerome Gross Hess, D.D.S.

The Badger Pharmacist: The Lititz Pharmacopoeia

Reprinted from:
The Badger Pharmacist, No. 22 – 25, June – Dec, 1938

Dust, Vapors, and More Dust Some Suggestive Data and Case Studies on the Subtlety of Occupational Lung Disease in Early 20th Century Lancaster

By Thomas R. Winpenny, Ph.D

Lancaster County During the Smallpox Epidemic of 1883

By Joseph Wilson Lahr, M.D.

Medical, Dental and Pharmacy History of Quarryville, Pennsylvania

By Mike Roth and Stanley T. White

Physicians and Medicine in Southern Lancaster County

By Henry S. Wentz, M.D.

The Development of the Charitable Landscape: The Construction of the Lancaster County Almshouse in Regional Context

By Dr. Bernard L. Herman, Ph.D.

The Creation of the Almshouse: Institutions as Solutions to the Problem of Poverty

By Monique Bourque, Ph.D.

Tobias Hirte

By Glenn B. Knight