By Sir Arthur Newsholme , K.C.B.,M.D.
Formerly Principal Medical Officer of the Local Government Board of England and Wales
and John Adams Kingsbury, LL.D.
Secretary of the Milbank Memorial Fund, Formerly Commissioner of Public Charities, City of New York
First Published: 1933
Source: DoubleDay, Doran & Company, inc; Garden City, New York 1933. You can help by proofreading, with reference to the original scan.
Transcription/Markup: Brian Baggins
Public Domain: Soviet History Archive 2005. This work is completely free.
To Doctor William Henry Welch
the Nestor of the Medical Profession in America,
who first suggested the investigation
which is concluded by this volume;
the memory of
Lady (Sara) Newsholme
who gave essential help throughout
Moscow and Leningrad
From Moscow to Georgia and the Crimea
The Background of Russian Life
Russia's Travel towards Communism
Stages in the Introduction of Communism
Government in the U.S.S.R.
Industrial Conditions and Health
Religious and Civil Liberty and Law
Home Life, Recreation, Clubs, Education
Women in Soviet Russia; Marriage and Divorce
Care of Children and Youths
Care of Maternity
The Problem of Abortion
Public Health and Medical Administration
Russian Medical History and the Training of Doctors
The Medical Care of the Sick
Treatment in Residential and Non-residential Institutions
Care of Tuberculosis-Sanatoria and Allied Institutions
The Treatment and Prevention of Venereal Diseases
The Characteristics of Medical Practice
General Considerations on the Medical Care in Large Communities
Children at a rest home in Georgia Photograph
by Margaret Bourke-White
In a hospital waiting room, Moscow. Photograph by Margaret Bourke-White
Itinerary of the authors, who traveled 9,000 miles within Soviet Russia.
In the Tuberculosis Institute at Tiflis. Photograph by Margaret Bourke-White
In a Moscow kindergarten. Photograph by Soviet Photo Agency
Diphtheria immunization in Moscow. Photograph by Margaret Bourke-White
Medical students at Tiflis Tuberculosis Institute. Photograph by Margaret Bourke-White
Working woman leaves baby in creche for the day. Photograph by Soviet Photo Agency
Tractors on a collective farm. Moscow workers discuss production. Photographs by Soviet Photo Agency
New polyclinic in Leningrad. Leningrad Institute for the Protection of Motherhood and Childhood. Photographs by John A. Kingsbury
In a Moscow creche. Photograph by Soviet Photo Agency
Dr. Pavlov's Laboratory, Leningrad. Photograph by John A. Kingsbury
Compulsory vaccination on collective farm in Turkmenistan. Photograph by Soviet Photo Agency
Cardiac sanatorium near Borzhom, Georgia. Cardiac patients near Borzhom, Georgia. Photographs by Margaret Bourke-White
Houses and barns on State cattle farm in Georgia. Silos on State cattle farm in Georgia. Photographs by John A. Kingsbury
Traveling dental station in rural district near Moscow. Photograph by Soviet Photo Agency
Livadia, formerly Tsar's palace, rest home near Yalta, Dolossy Sanatorium. Photographs by John A. Kingsbury
Third Labor Polyclinic, Kharkov. Hospital for government employees, Moscow. Photographs by Soviet Photo Agency.
Tuberculosis Institute, Tiflis. Photograph by Margaret Bourke-White
At Cardiac Rest Home, Borzhom, Georgia. Photograph by Mararet Bourke-White