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Health director offers tours of 'museum'


July 19, 2018

Health Department posters

A variety of vintage anti-smoking posters are featured in Whitman Public Health's collection.

Curious visitors to the Whitman County Public Service building can check out a collection of vintage medical instruments and educational posters dating back a half-century or more.

Director of Whitman County Public Health Troy Henderson discovered an abundance on retro medical materials, most originating between the 50s and the 90s, during a routine cleaning of the storage room. Henderson decided to put them to use, so he set up a makeshift "museum" in a small room of the Public Service Building and has been adding items to the collection for five years.

Many of the items are educational po...

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