Category Archives: Transit

What Kind of a Morph Are You? Biotypology in Transit, 1920s-1960s

By Alexandra Minna Stern What kind of morph are you: an ectomorph, mesomorph or endomorph? Today these terms have niche popularity in fitness and bodybuilding circles, providing people with information to tailor their workout regimes and monitor protein and carbohydrate

What Kind of a Morph Are You? Biotypology in Transit, 1920s-1960s

By Alexandra Minna Stern What kind of morph are you: an ectomorph, mesomorph or endomorph? Today these terms have niche popularity in fitness and bodybuilding circles, providing people with information to tailor their workout regimes and monitor protein and carbohydrate

Denver’s One-Lung Army: Disease, Disability, and Debility in a Frontier City

By Jacqueline Antonovich In 1879 the famous showman, P.T. Barnum joked that, “Coloradoans are the most disappointed people I ever saw. Two-thirds of them come here to die and they can’t do it.”[1] Barnum was referring to Colorado’s growing reputation

Denver’s One-Lung Army: Disease, Disability, and Debility in a Frontier City

By Jacqueline Antonovich In 1879 the famous showman, P.T. Barnum joked that, “Coloradoans are the most disappointed people I ever saw. Two-thirds of them come here to die and they can’t do it.”[1] Barnum was referring to Colorado’s growing reputation

Between Photography and Film: Early Uses of Medical Cinematography

by Scott Curtis Fig. 1: The Hyrtl Skull Collection (George Widman, 2009, for the Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia) Imagine a medical museum, such as the Mütter Museum in Philadelphia (fig. 1). Any one of the

Between Photography and Film: Early Uses of Medical Cinematography

by Scott Curtis Fig. 1: The Hyrtl Skull Collection (George Widman, 2009, for the Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia) Imagine a medical museum, such as the Mütter Museum in Philadelphia (fig. 1). Any one of the