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Whipple VA Hospital staff, c.1930, Prescott, AZ.

The Transition Period, 1920-1931

by Worcester P. Bong Over the past 200 plus years, the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) has been tasked to protect, promote and advance the health and safety of our country. Created in 1798 as the Public Health and Marine

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Mushroom cloud
Days Past

Are You a Downwinder?

by Shannon Williams (First published 02/03/2018) The term Downwinder is well known in Yavapai County. Downwind radiation exposure is cited in cancer diagnoses and blamed for the deaths of long-term residents of the county. During the Cold War, the U.S.

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"Brow's Palace and Not Ashamed of It", 1900.
Days Past

Robert Brow of Prescott’s Palace Saloon, Part 2

by Bradley G. Courtney Last week’s readers learned that Robert “Bob” Brow left Deadwood, South Dakota, at the age of 24 and eventually wound up in Walnut Grove, Arizona. There the worst natural disaster in Arizona’s history occurred on February

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