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Mary Starke Harper papers


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Mary Starke Harper, RN, PhD, FAAN (1919-2006), devoted her 60-year career to nursing and leadership in health policy posts. Born in rural Alabama the oldest of eight children, Harper aspired to be a nurse from an early age and earned a nursing diploma from Tuskegee University in 1941. She received a bachelor’s degree in education (1950) and a master’s degree in nursing education with a psychiatric nursing clinical specialty (1952), both from the University of Minnesota, where she was the first African American graduate and nursing instructor of the school of nursing. In addition, she completed a doctorate in clinical psychology and medical sociology at St. Louis University (1963).

In the 1940s, Harper participated in the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study without being informed of the full nature of the study. When the details of the study became public in 1972, Harper expressed her outrage and became an advocate for improving the informed consent process for studies supported with government funds. In the same year, Harper began working at the National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). She was instrumental in organizing the first NIMH Minority Fellowship program and went on to direct the program. Subsequently, Harper served as an advisor on mental health and aging for Presidents Carter, Reagan, G.H. W. Bush, and Clinton. Following her formal retirement in 1995, Harper served on the National Institute of Aging’s National Advisory Council and as a board member or advisor to numerous other organizations, foundations, and universities. Harper died in 2006.

The collection consists primarily of research files which Dr. Harper assembled from 1972-1988, when she held leadership posts at the National Institute of Mental Health, and read, spoke, and wrote widely on all facets of geropsychiatric nursing and the care of the minority elderly. The files contain texts of many of the 180 articles and 5 books in which Dr. Harper addressed issues ranging from overmedication, institutional mistreatment, and undiagnosed mental illness as problems among the elderly, drawing insights from her own long career as a nurse educator, researcher, and colleague of many thousands of health professionals who benefitted from the NIH’s Minority Fellowship Program which she directed. In addition to the manuscript files, the collection contains hundreds of pamphlets and other printed items.Together these materials represent an enormously valuable resource for understanding the development of geriatric nursing; the emergent awareness of specific illnesses of the elderly such as Alzheimer’s; and one nurse leader’s unceasing efforts to learn more about the needs of elderly African American, Native American, and Asian American populations.

Gift of Dr. Mary Starke Harper, 2006.

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Emotional, social, and behavioral problems of the elderly and the aging.
A primary health care aging conference for providers and managers at Mercer University.
Notes from 17th annual conference on the elderly Mississippian with a mental handicap at the William Carey College.
18th annual IAPSRS conference (Cultural Diversity “Working together differently in psychosocial rehabilitation”) program bookmarked to Harper’s highlight.
Johns Hopkins University “Social and cultural determinants of aging” panel participation on Clinical Aspects of Aging symposium.
Manuscript of “Caring for the special needs of aging minorities”.
Mental disorders of the aging presented at Mississippi Joint Conference on Aging.
Social and health care issues of the elderly presented at the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists Convention.
Footnotes Feb 1995 (Vol. 23 No. 2): Mary Starke Harper highlight and article on Key Figure in NIMH minority fellowship programs retiree: “Mary Harper: Sociologist Extraordinaire”.
Congressional briefing “Health aging: a research-based overview for policy makers”—copy of speech “special issues for older women – the needs of women of color” by MSH.
Race, ethics & health care: speaking truth to power, a community forum agenda and handwritten notes.
Steel magnolias: focus on urban African-American older women, 1995 white house conference on aging. A final report.
“Future of ethnic curriculum and research in the United States” by MSH.
Proclamation of Dec 5, 1998 as “Dr. Mary S. Harper’s Day”.
First annual scholarship and awards banquet sponsored by Pine Bluff Arkansas Black Nurses’ Association.
Ethical issues on mental health research from a minority perspective – MSH.
Senior beacon newspaper Vol 4 No 8.
Cover story of Innovations in Aging (Issue IV 1997) – High quality mental healthcare for seniors? We still have a long way to go –conversation with MSH by Elizabeth Joyce.
Meet Mary Harper-Interview from journal of psychosocial nursing 1993 Vol 31 No 8.
National minority conference on human experimentation-Ethical Issues on mental health research from a minority perspective – MS.
Copy of Caring for the Special Aging Feb 1996 Vol 3 No 4 – Needs of Minorities by MSH.
Serving the elderly chronically mentally ill at International Assoc. of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services.
Mental health and older adult.
Grantsmanship and some funding resources presented at Univ. of Illinois at Chicago.
Depression in the elderly presented at Pennsylvania Association of Non-profit homes for the aging.
Aging mentally handicapped Mississippians presented at Boswell Retardation Center.
Interdisciplinary education for the health sciences/disciplines and contemporary issues in the care of the elderly presented at Norfolk Community Hospital Interdisciplinary Rotation Team Members.
Mental illness/mental impairment in long term care presented at 17th annual convocation of the American college of nursing home administrators.
Toward 1980: the challenge of international collaboration to the black women presented as part of the celebration of the 32nd anniversary of the United Nations Day.
Psychosocial isolation: behavioral, social and mental disorders in the frail elderly presented at American Nurses Association convention.
Health policies and the elderly by MSH – presented at Norfolk Area Health Education Center.
Politics of aging – presented at Mississippi Joint Conference on Aging.
The 1980’s: What do they hold for the minority elderly? Presented to Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development.
An overview of aging and mental health, aging and minorities, gerontological nursing and mental health – presented at Univ. of Virginia.
The black elderly –, presented at 4th annual black experience workshop at Univ. of North Carolina.
Poor health, poor folk: Dilemmas for black people, presented at Annual luncheon program of Cleveland council of black nurses.
Nursing: an international perspective – at nursing conference on Nursing and Older Americans.
Innovations in the care of the very old –presented at Conference sponsored by the New Zealand Association of Gerontology and New Zealand Geriatric Society.
Drugs and the elderly –presented at Medical College of Georgia, School of Nursing.
Aging populations from an international perspective: some implications for the United States of America – presented at 8th annual multidisciplinary institute on aging, Ohio department of aging.
Preparation, roles, and the uses of nursing aides and family caregivers in geropsychiatry – presented at 3rd congress of the international psychogeriatric association.
Trends in long-term care for the elderly – presented at 5th annual summer institute in gerontology Univ. of District of Columbia.
Survey of drug use and mental disorders in nursing homes – presented at drug information association workshop.
Mental health/mental illness and long term care: an international and domestic perspective – presented at Shanghai psychiatric institute and the Beijing (Peking) medical college.
Aging internationally, aging nationally (U.S.A.) implications for nursing – presented at international conference: focus on the elderly.
Overview of the world assembly on aging and some observations on long term care internationally – presented at Western Gerontological Society.
Chapter 13: Statistics, quantitative methods, and grantsmanship: methodological adequacy of research grant applications.
“Special populations in extended care facilities: psychosocial and cultural perspectives” in book Problem Behavior in Long-Term Care: recognition, diagnosis, and treatment.
Chapter 12: Mental Health and mental health services in book, Services to the Aging and Aged.
Elderly issues in the African American community – manuscript for book, Contemporary health issues: perspective in the black community by R. L. Braithwaite and S. E. Taylor.
“Mental health and social policy” – for book, Handbook of Black Mental Health and Mental Illness.
Mental health of the black elderly – manuscript to be published in Dimensions newsletter of the American Society on Aging.
Mental health/mental illness of the elderly who are homeless – manuscript to be published for Journal of the Association for Black Nursing Faculty in Higher Education.
Challenge for Vocational Education to prepare workers to care for an aging population, to be published in Jan 1990 issue of Vocational Education Journal.
Geropsychiatric Nursing – for publication in OASIS.
Psychogeriatric Nursing –for Provider’s Magazine Nov 1990.
Mental Health Needs of the African American Elderly: a sociological perspective –for publication in Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology September 1991 issue.
References on loneliness compiled by MSH.
Health of the elderly --- an agenda issue for the eighties by MSH.
Article “The Greying of America” by MSH in journal, Vocational Education Jan/Feb 1990.
Special populations in extended care facilities: psychosocial and cultural perspectives.
Psychosocial care for racial and ethnic minority elderly by Marion E. Primas and Mary S. Harper.
Public policy and long term care: domestic and international perspective – MSH.
Drugs and the elderly: use and misuse - MSH.

Laminated newspaper scrap of Harper; “Harper improves lives of elderly” in The Tuscaloosa News (Monday, Jan 31, 2000).
Celebration of Life and Legacy of Dr. Mary S. Harper at Phenix City Intermediate School.
Calendar made with photos from reception at Phenix City School.
NYU Steinhardt School of Education division of Nursing alumni association present eleventh annual Estelle Osborne recognition ceremony with Mary S. Harper as guest speaker.
American Academy of Nursing; designated as Living Legend.
Health report on the elderly.
Warren Conference Center & Inn.
Pamphlets on dedication for the Mary Starke Harper Geriatric Psychiatric Center.
Photos from a conference in Staples packet.
Correspondence from Mary M. Edmonds from Stanford University with photo of them together.
Correspondence from President George W. Bush with his photo with message thanking for support of the Republican National Committee.
Print out of Nursing World | Minority Fellowship Program website of celebrating Black History Month with salute to Dr. Mary Starke Harper.
Congressional briefing “Healthy aging: a research based overview for policy markers”.
Stanford Geriatric Education Center honoring Dr. Mary Harper (invitation print out).
Medical University of South Carolina commencement (honorary degree).
Dedication of the Mary Starke Harper Geriatric Psychiatry Center Workshops.
Brief resume of Mary Starke Harper.
National Centers of Excellence in Women’s Health: minority women’s health initiative November 1999.
ANA Conventions Awards: Mary S. Harper as 1978 recipient of Mary Mahoney Award.
Newspaper of The Tuscaloosa News (Vol 182 No 31) with Mary S. Harper article front page.
Black and white photos of Mary S. Harper and other people.
Section of Mary S. Harper featured in Monitor On Psychology.
Copies of Brief resume.
Copies of Mary Starke Harper A Living Legacy.
MacArthur Fellows Program.
Community involvement in partnerships with educational institutions, medical centers, and utility companies.
American Academy of Home Care Physicians 8th Annual Meeting.
Speech at Improving Minority Women’s Health (US department of health and human services, US public health services, office of women’s health, minority women’s panel of experts).
GAO Women’s Health / NIH has increased its efforts to include women in research.
African American Women Achievers Award Luncheon program.
A cold matter of neglect article copies.
Correspondences from Benjamin Roy.
Newspaper scraps of Montrose V.A.
Workshop seminar.
Proficiency Report of Mary S. Harper.
Written notes on mental health of the vulnerable elderly.
Mental health of the vulnerable elderly –Mary Starke Harper.
Proposal for a National Conference on Behaviors of the Elderly in Nursing Homes prepared by Mary S. Harper.
Suicide among the elderly presented at conference by Mary S. Harper.
Training: Health care and the educational process –Mary S. Harper.

Flyer of Mary Harper’s Retirement.
Documents related to her salary, federal employment, claim for veteran preference.
Copies of her retirement speech.
Audiotape of Young Veteran’s recording (7/29/70) VAH Montrose, Vet. Hosp.
Correspondences, notes, and letters from people saying farewell for her retirement.
Newspaper scraps of Harper’s retirement.
The Harper Spirit (April 10, 1998 Vol 2 Issue 4).
Newspaper featuring Harper “Speakers focus on nursing improvements”.
Correspondence from PANPHA accepting her proposal regarding Aging Issues/Gerontology into the program.
APA Monitor newspaper (Oct 1999), The Birmingham News newspaper (Wed 9 2001), MetroState newspaper (May 8 2001), and Columbus Ledger-Enquirer newspaper (Nov 7 2005).
NMHA Affiliate Update.
State of Alabama Dept. of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
NMHA Memorandum.
NMHA affiliate directory.
2001 Delegate Assembly.
National Women’s Health Information Center brochure.
American Sociological Association Joint Session Meeting held at New York Hilton Hotel, Trianon Suite, New York, NY (August 27, 1973).
Correspondence from Dept. of Health and Human Services informing selection to serve on its Minority Women’s Health Panel of Experts.
Fact Sheet U.S. Public Health Service’s Office on Women’s Health – Health of Minority Women.
Proposed health education campaign –Nov 1 1999.
Mental Health/Mental Illness (NIMH) Alzheimer’s Disease pamphlet.
NIMH Cerebrovascular Disease and Mental Disorders in Late Life (May 15 1998) notes.
Chapter 13 Office Assessment tools.
Measuring mental health, health, function, and coping in the chronically mentally ill elderly.
The rapid disability rating scale.
Neuropathologically validated scales for Alzheimer’s disease.
Federal Register Vol.57 No.249 (Dec. 28, 1992).
Diagnosis in psychiatry and the mental status examination.
Inventory of depressive symptomatology.
Increasing number of older alcoholics puts new demands on treatment programs.
Many women 60 and older abuse alcohol and prescribed drugs, study says.
Alcohol use disorders in the elderly conference at Georgia Historical Black college and University - Center for Gerontology.
Aging No.362 1990 journal.
Review of the problems associated with screening instruments used for alcohol use disorders in the elderly.
Notecards on alcoholism.
The Female Alcoholic by Judy Fraser.
A profile of alcohol and prescription drug abuse in a high-risk community-based elderly population.
The Alcoholic Women – AH&RW.
Preventing late-onset alcohol abuse in the elderly-a resiliency enhancement approach.
How prevalent is nursing home abuse?.
Journal of elder abuse & neglect.
VHA Criteria, standards, and guidelines for VA psychogeriatric programs.
Ageing international, global ageing: challenges and opportunities of the next century.
AAIA Board meeting agenda and notes.
AAIA financial statements and report of independent certified public accountants.
The commonwealth fund. Who are the elderly people living alone? A fact sheet.
Aging Alone: profiles and projections – a report of the Commonwealth Fund Commission on elderly people living alone.
Elderly people who live alone – figures.
Literature review: loneliness, depression and social support of caregivers of spouses with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder.
Components of burden: interventive implications.

Photos from her retirement event.
A card from George congratulating her on the hospital opening.
2 photographs of babies, written “Eli Stuart Lobowitz 7 mos” on the back of one, and “Raura Harvest Lebowitz 15 mos” on the back of another.
Correspondence from Department of Health and Human Services congratulating MSH on the dedication of the Mary Starke Harper Geriatric Psychiatric Center in Tuscaloosa.
Copies of Congressional Record (No. 187-Part II) Proceedings and Debates of the 97th congress, first session. Washington, Tuesday, December 15, 1981.
Copies of ADAMHA HONOR AWARD recipients. MSH is one of them.
Copies of Medical Publishing News from Pergamon Press-“Geriatric Drug Use—Clinical and Social Perspectives”.
Scrap and photo copies of Aging Newspaper, “Roots of elderly ills hard to trace, treat”.
Copies of “Concerns about nursing homes: overmedication of residents, poorly trained staffers, sterility of environment (no plants, no pets)—these are a few of the things that worry an expert on care for the elderly” written by Millie Ball (MSH was interviewed).
Correspondence from the Times-Picayune writer Millie Ball saying she hopes MSH approves of the story and that she enjoyed meeting with MSH. Enclosed newspaper scraps of other stories Millie Ball wrote (“Creativity blossoms in the 80s”).
School Highlights of Tuskegee University School of Nursing and Allied Health, highlighting the research funding for project “Nursing Experience with Rural Black Elderly Females,” and MSH as the Research Chair.
The Elvirita Lewis Foundation Elder Press – Spring 1986 newsletter.
Copies of correspondence regarding her position as Junior Graduate Nurse and salary of $1620 per annum.
The American Nurses’ Association ethnic/racial minority fellowship programs and cabinet of human rights sponsor Women’s Honors in Public Service luncheon—MSH as one of the honorees.
Copy of MSH recognition of 40 years’ service as an employee of the Government of the U.S.A. (Dept. of Health and Human Services).
“NIDA Staff Provide Support for Free Clinics Meeting”—highlight on MSH.
“Must focus on elderly, expert says” by Rhonda Pines; expert is MSH.
Staff News—NIMH staffer honored for 40 years of Achievements, highlight on MSH.
Copies of the Profile of MSH.
MSH profile in Nursing’86, November.
Geriatric Update (Vol II No 2, Spring 1987)—highlighting the speakers including MSH.
Florida Chapter Spring Conference program.
Dr. Mary Starke Harper Distinguished Nurse Scholar in the diploma cover.
Correspondence from Tuskegee University congratulating MSH on her retirement.
Elevating the Voices of Rural Minority Women article.
Chapter 9 of Health services for rural elders, “Mental and Social health of the rural elderly”.
Telepsychiatry and Geriatric Care.
Newspaper scraps about TB rates, medicare cuts, approval of use of Prozac in children, surgery reducing traffic risks, and reduction of stroke risk by fish consumption.
NIMH rural mental health research—Fact Sheet.
A better test for heart risk? From Consumer Reports on health.
Clinical Geropsychology News Winter/Spring 2003.
Powerpoint slides of “an introduction to dementia care mapping” by Louise Crawford Mead.
Rural/Urban residence and the aging population.
Rural mental health Winter 2002 publication.
Family Caregiver Alliance-National center on caregiving.
Psychiatric Complications of Dementia – Dementia Education and Training Program.
Program of activities of daily living for the cognitively impaired.
Learning about Alzheimer’s disease pamphlet.
Alzheimer’s Disease fact sheet.
Dementia-education notes for community nurses (commonwealth dept. of veteran’s affairs).
Progress report on Alzheimer’s Disease.
Guide for understanding and caring for person with Alzheimer’s.
The calcium rationale in Alzheimer’s Disease.
A 30 week randomized controlled trial of high-dose tacrine in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Family information manual for Alzheimer’s Disease.
Alzheimer’s Disease: causes, treatment, diagnosis, assessment, behaviors, impact on family and care by health providers, family members and significant ones.
Correspondence from contemporary long term care congratulating MSH on being selected as one of “20 who made a difference”.
Trends in long-term care for the elderly.
Survey of drug use and mental disorders in nursing homes presented at drug information association workshop by MSH.
The president’s health plan and older persons: where do we fit in? A special report from United Seniors Health Cooperative.
1993 white house conference on aging – multidisciplinary mental health working group, long-term care.
20th anniversary for contemporary long term care (June 1998 journal).
Public policy institute – Bridging the gaps between Medicare and Medicaid: the case if QMBs and SLMBs.
Medicare reference guide for home health agencies coverage guidelines.
Learning about Medicare Health Plans…Six Steps to Choosing a Medicare Health Plan.

Urban Research Review Vol. 11 No. 14 “Strong black families: research findings”.
Copy of Chapter 13: Stressful life events and illness: a research area in need of conceptual development.
Widows as a minority group.
The extended family as a source of support to elderly blacks.
Mental health support systems in black families, final report.
The black family fact or fantasy booklet.
New directions, The Howard University Magazine. January 1976.
The state-of-the-art of black family research: a review of black family research funded by the center for minority group mental health programs of the national institute of mental health.
A summary listening to America’s families; action for the 80’s (White House conference on families).
New Federalism: National Survey of America’s Families. “Beyond the Two-Parent Family: How Teenagers Fare in Cohabiting Couple and Blended Families”.
Copy of Chapter 2 The black family in American society.
The personnel and guidance journal, March 1977.
The Family Coordinator journal of education, counseling and services. Special Issue: aging in a changing family context.
Copy of A new look at black families, second edition.
Living language conversation manual—French basic course.
Journal of Gerontological Nursing: editorial advisory board/review panel meeting agenda.
Journal of Gerontological Nursing for nursing care of older adults Vol. 22, No. 6. Special Focus: restraint use in the elderly (June 1996).
Journal of Gerontological Nursing for nursing care of older adults Vol. 21, No. 9. (September 1995).
Journal of Gerontological Nursing for nursing care of older adults Vol. 21, No. 11. (November 1995).
Journal of Gerontological Nursing for nursing care of older adults Vol. 21, No. 12. (December 1995).
Filled out manuscript review forms.
Dept. of Health and Human Services, public health service, National institutes of health. NIMH. Program Announcement. MINORITY MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTERS.
ADAMHA research training and career development opportunities.
National institute on alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Request for Application MH-92-11. The role of the family in preventing and adapting to HIV infection and AIDS.
Research supplements for underrepresented minorities. NIH Guide, Vol 22, No. 43, Nov. 26, 1993.
Copies of pages 10-11 from Social Policy, a letter to Thomas Jefferson.
A model for planning patient education: an essential component of health care.
Copy of aging successfully spring/summer 1991 Vol. I, No. 2.
Copy of Healthy People 2000.
Staying healthy after 85: exercise, religion, and a positive attitude are the factors elders said most contributed to their longevity.
“Models that work” 1996 campaign with handwritten notes.
Newspaper scraps about helping children from broken homes.
NIH Consensus Statement Vol. 13 No. 3 (December 18-20, 1995): Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health.
Latino community cardiovascular disease prevention and outreach initiative: background report.
Addressing cardiovascular health in Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: a background report.
Building healthy hearts for American Indians and Alaska Natives: a background report.
Heart Memo Spring 2000: Federal Government Launches Healthy People 2010.
Perspective on aging Jan-Mar 1997. A growing concern: the high-blood pressure/heart failure link.
Multi-infarct vascular dementia folder  Multi-infarct dementia fact sheet  Progress report on Alzheimer’s Disease.
The ABC digest of urban cardiology Mar/April 1996 Vol.3 No. 2.
Creating community: public housing agency approached to integrating elderly and severely mentally ill persons in today’s public housing.
The need for long term care information and issues: a chartbook of the federal council on the aging.
Summary of minutes quarterly meeting September 13-14, 1994.
Photocopy of book, Old men of the bowery, strategies for survival among for homeless.
Copy of chapter 2: the homeless mentally ill and mental health services: an analytical review of the literature.
Photocopy of the mentally ill Vol. 1 No. 6.
Occasional paper series – personal and social problems commonly experienced by older adults.
Photocopy of International journal of geriatric psychiatry Vol. 8 No. 1.
The interpersonal context of mental health interviews.
Mentally illness in the elderly.
Mental health and aging: clinical programs, problems and practice.
Alabama healthcare hall of fame fifth annual awards luncheon—MSH as one of the 2002 honorees.
Dedication for the Mary Starke Harper Geriatric Psychiatry Center pamphlet.
Commemorative resolution to bestow life-time fellowship to recognized “living legends” award to MSH.
Manual of psychiatric nursing care plans.
Consensus statement on the upcoming crisis in geriatric mental health.
GAO nursing homes-many shortcomings exist in efforts to protect residents from abuse.
Public policy institute-managed care and Medicare.
Public policy institute-Medicaid Estate recovery: a survey of state programs and practices.
Public policy institute-Reforming Medicare: strategies for higher quality, lower cost care.
Public policy institute-decisions, decisions: service allocation in home and community-based long-term care programs. A four-state analysis.
Public policy institute-estimated cost savings from the use of home and community based alternatives to nursing facility care in three states.
Public policy institute-pre-retirement pension distributions in the health and retirement study.
Public policy institute-determining the need for long-term care services: an analysis of health and functional eligibility criteria in Medicaid Home and Community Based Waiver Programs.
A promise kept—division of long-term care. A progress report.
2000 media guide to health care experts pamphlet.
Beyond the headlines: how the media cover women’s health issues.
The Woodhull study on nursing and the media: health care’s invisible partner, final report.
Television and behavior: ten years of scientific progress and implications for the eighties Vol. I summary report.

Analysis and Planning for Improved Distribution of Nursing Personnel and Services.
Minutes from the Coalition on Mental Health and Aging meeting.
“Mentoring and the Minority Professor” article.
“Hidden Messages in the Pursuit of Equality” article.
The Health Consequences of Multiple Morbidity in the Elderly.
Correspondence from James E. Birren on priority topics on aging and elderly.
NIMH Division of Special Mental Health Programs: Program Statement 1980-1981.
American Academy of Nursing application for AAN Fellowship.
Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing 4th edition (photocopied).
Physician Manpower Needs in Geriatrics: Projections and Recommendations.
Minorities & Women in the Health Fields booklet from U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.
A Viewer’s Guide: Black Male in America: Survival for the Future.
Memory Problem Checklist Pamphlet.
Mental Health Managed Care and Workforce Training Project Final Report.
Copies of older adult panel report.
Minority Mental Health Services Research Conference Proceedings.
White House Conference on Aging: American Indian Elderly Issues.
Minority Elderly: Articles and reports on elderly issues in African-Americans.
Research papers on Asian-American elderly on disabilities, ethnic attitudes, health services, and intergenerational relations.
Annual Report 1985-1986 from Pacific/Asian American Mental Health Research Center.
Letter from Martha Mohler.
Articles on shortages of staffing in hospital, nurse mistake-related deaths, and nursing home staffing and quality relations.
The Challenges of Diversity article.
RCMAR Outline and Report.
Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity: a supplement to mental health: a report of the surgeon general article.
Access to Primary Care: The role of race and income article.
Articles on Mental Health and minority elders.
Diverse Voices: The Inclusion of Language-Minority Populations in National Studies: Challenges and Opportunities.
Articles on medical and psychiatric aspects of obesity.
Reports on issues of access and quality care for minority groups.
Bureau of Primary Health Care: Executive Summary: Linkage Programs: Survey of Mental Health Services.
Public Policy and the Frail Elderly: A Staff Report.
Articles/research on the mental health of African-Americans.
An anthropological approach to aging.
Alcohol behaviors among southern blacks: a comparative analysis.
Newspaper scrap “Poverty is often brief, study says. Race, family structure key factors in remaining poor”.
“Osteoporosis-Can it happen to you?” questionnaire brochure.
NIA-RCMAR-NAC: “The knowledge exchange process: from research into practice” article on reducing risks for mental disorders.
Osteoporosis: NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases national Resource Center.
The Outcomes of Outcomes Research at AHCPR Final Report.
Articles on building a partnership, creating supportive environment for developing cooperatives.
Community Partnership Manual.
Coalition membership tips.
Stages of community coalition.
Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow magazine (Feb. 2001).
Long-Term Care Administrator newsletter.
Newspaper scrap of “Elderly Would Pay $12 Drug Premium,” “Taking care of the poor,” “AARP’s new president sees challenges”.
Report on Lives in the Balance—Profile of America’s Medically Underserved.
Spotlight publication from Center for Vulnerable Populations.
Medicare Part B: Inconsistent Denial Rates for Medical Necessity Across Six Carriers.

Prevention of Depression in Demented and Intact Elderly research project application.
Prevention of Depression: the state of research and practice in 1990 –Ricardo F. Munoz, Ph.D.
November 2001 Health Care Financing & Organization News & Progress.
Correspondence from Dr. Harper to Dr. Jarold Kieffer, staff director for white house conference on aging.
Other psychotherapies – David Bienenfeld, M.D.
The long-term psychotherapy needs of psychiatric patients –Susan G. Lazar, Elizabeth K. Hersh, Sandra G. Hershberg.
The psychiatric disorders of later life – Sir Martin Roth.
Who’s Who in Mental Health in the new Bush Administration.
Enhanced advocacy support proposal (NMHA).
Increasing involvement in healthcare reform: recommendations from stakeholders (NMHA).
Correspondence from NMHA with memorandum.
Research Risk/Protection: The ADAMHA Guide for the Protection of Human Subjects.
Rural Mental Health: Rural Health, the news magazine of the National Rural Health Association (Vol. 19 No. 3, May/June 1997).
Clinical training with a rehabilitation focus/Presentation: National Forum for Educating Mental Health/Professionals to Work with the Seriously Mentally Ill and Their Families –Chevy Chase, M.D. September 14-16, 1988.
Medical Rehabilitation: Predicting Needs and Measuring Outcomes for Quality of Life –Carl V. Granger.
Is rehabilitation a legitimate intervention for the elderly? Goals and expectation –Stanley J. Brody.
Psychological impact of functional disabilities on disabled persons.
Geriatric rehabilitation relevant questions.
Articles on adherence by patients prescribed to therapies and rehabilitation research and training center on aging with mental retardation.
Resume-Other People.
Theories of social gerontology for research and programming by the administration on aging (Volume One: Final Report).
International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research (Vol. 5, No. 1, April 1995).
National institute on aging: research for a new age.
Our future selves (U.S. department of health, education, and welfare) report of the panel on biomedical research.
The White Researcher in Black Society (The Journal of Social Issues Vol. 29 No. 1 1973).
Innovations in aging (Vol. 27 Issue 4, 1998).
Measuring health and functional status in mental health services research – John E. Ware, Jr., Ph.D.
Research and data resources Introduction –Richard C. Rockwell.
Quality indication, health disparity.
Where doctors fall short, questions asked for Alzheimer’s patient, managed Medicare & Medicaid.
Sexual abuse in the Home: A review of the literature –Mary Hanemann Lystad,Ph.D.
Annotated bibliography Violence at Home.
Effective public management of mental health care: views from states on Medicaid Reforms that enhance service integration and accountability.
The nurse in research ANA guidelines on ethical values.
The gerontologist; autonomy and long term care.
Nursing research at V.A.H Montrose, N.Y.—on suicide potential; clinical and social data. Restricted.
Physical Description


Articles and newspaper scraps of Memory/anemic/obesity, Poverty, Social security,a and menopause.
Resume of Dorothy Fishman.
Determining the genetics of restless legs syndrome research project application.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: DSM-IV and beyond.
Journal of gerontological nursing (Vol.22,No.2).
The significance of sexuality as a deterrent to suicide among the aged.
Articles on impotence and incest.
Tardive symptoms: The role of ethnicity in the development of tardive dyskinesia.
Physician’s guide to the recognition and treatment of sleep disorders in the elderly.
Consensus development conference statement on the treatment of sleep disorders of older people.
Sleep and the elderly: research directions.
Sleep, aging, and mood: psychobiological perspectives.
Ask the doctor: on sleep-problems and “sundowning”.
Test item bias.
Sleep Vol.3 No. 2 1980.
Useful information on sleep disorders.
Treatment of sleep disorders of older people.
Examination and measurement of quality of life.
New directions in drug treatment for schizophrenia.

Clozaril information pamphlet.
Chronicity in Schizophrenia: fact, partial fact, or artifact?.
The Vermont Longitudinal study of persons with severe mental illness, I: methodology, study sample, and overall status 32 years later.
Treatment patterns for schizophrenia in psychiatric hospitals.
Health Letter (Oct 1995 Vol 11 No 10) – Schizophrenia: an interview with E. Fuller Torrey, M.D.
1994 American Health Association – Subacute care: medical and rehabilitation definition and guide to business development.
The disease no one talks about – Marjorie Centofanti.
Tuskegee scholarship breakfast program.
MSH as lecturer at Tuskegee Univ. for 4th annual scholarly events day.
Also 5th annual scholarly events day and 2nd annual MSH lecture series.
Correspondence congratulating on honorary doctorate degree at Tuskegee Univ.
Mary Starke Harper Chair in Nursing Research.
Public Citizen newspaper Sep/Oct 2002 Vol 22 No 5.
Visual acuity estimates in noncommunicative elderly persons.
The eye disorders of residents of a nursing home.
Impact of infection on agitation: three case studies in the nursing home.
Facilitating clinician-initiated research: a program of a research institute based in a nursing home.
Cooperative studies in psychiatry…an annotated bibliography summarizing fifteen years of cooperative research in psychiatry 1956-1970.
15th annual conference VA cooperative studies in psychiatry – program.
Cooperative studies – newsletter.
15th annual conference list of attendees.
Optimal care of older women.
Sex differences in health and illness behavior of the elderly.
Toward a women’s health outcomes research agenda (society for the advancement of women’s health research).
Older psychologist survey.
Website: Making your web site senior friendly – a checklist brochure.
Research in the service of teaching Vol III Issue I.
Capstone College of Nursing Board of Visitors.
Dean’s message.
Correspondence reappointing MSH as adjunct assistant professor of psychology at Univ. of Alabama.
Newspaper scraps of failure in NIH of underreporting, UAB research suspending due to safety concerns, and re-approval of project.
Problems with alcohol and medications among older adults (AARP).
Alcohol use disorders in the elderly-meeting the challenges of the elderly in public housing, the impact of substance abuse, medication misuse, and other environmental factors on health status; speech given by MSH at Morehouse School of Medicine.
A multidisciplinary mental health model – Texas Research institute of mental sciences.
Aged patients in long-term care facilities: a staff manual.
Talking with your doctor: a guide for older people.
What’s really inside those pills (SAAH).
Fact sheet about alcohol abuse.
Alcohol and Diabetes fact sheet.
Depression is a treatable illness-a patient’s guide pamphlet.
Senior adults aiming high (SAAH) brochure.
Taking care of your elderly relatives pamphlet.
Alcohol and depression in the elderly.
Getting a grip on agitation-psychotropic medications.
Journal of gerontological nursing Feb 1999.
Older Americans Act: a staff summary.
Older Americans Act: impact on the minority elderly.
Administration on Aging directory.
Psychogeriatric consultation within a geriatric hospital: a six-year experience.
Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended and related acts.
Epidemiology of delirium: an overview of research issues and findings.
Delirium rating scale in psychogeriatric inpatient setting.
Comparison chart of clinical features of acute confusion, dementia, and depression.
Post-operative delirium.
Practice guideline for the treatment of patient with delirium.
Confusion in the elderly (developed by Arizona Long Term Care Gerontology Center).
Predictors of acute confusional states, and prevalence of confusion in hospitalized elderly.
Delirium and acute psychosis.
Transient cognitive disorders (delirium, acute confusional states) in the elderly.
Handbook of clinical neurology.
Geriatric nursing journal (Sep/Oct 1993).
Stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
Pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics: public policy and bioethical issues associated with patents for drug development.
Factors influencing medication response-age, gender, race.
Pharmacokinetics and drug interactions in the elderly and special issues in elderly African-American populations.
Cholinesterase Inhibitors for the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease in the elderly.
Mercer university: southern school of pharmacy, annual report 1998-1999.
HIV: NIH consensus statement Vol 15 No 2 Feb 11-13, 1997 – interventions to prevent HIV risk behaviors.
The magazine of the university of Minnesota alumni association-Mar/April 1993: Bioethics on the line.
Clinical nursing practice in epilepsy (Aug 1998 Vol V Issue 2) – genetics and epilepsy no longer a mystery.
Ethical issues on mental health research from a minority perspective by MSH.
Hospital ethics committees: four case studies.
Proceedings national symposium on patient’s rights in health care.
Bioethics and clinical practice: examining research outcomes and methods.
Current ethical issues in mental health.
Decision making, incapacity, and the elderly: a protective services practice manual 1990 supplement (legal counsel for the elderly – LCE).
How can you influence legislation.
Legal issues in home health care.
Legislative action chart – April 1989.
Legal considerations in psychiatric nursing practice (Chapter 27 in social, political, cultural, and economic issues).
How flexible are our civil commitment statutes?.
Dubious protection by Barbara Coleman.
State Bar of Georgia 1964 – Senior Citizens Handbook: laws and programs affecting senior citizens in Georgia.
Newspaper clipping “chronic illnesses cost U.S. $425 billion a year”.
Clarification of the relationship between the development and modification of lifestyle and chronic disease: is it possible?.
Keynote speech: southern gerontological society – changing life styles in the 80’s: adding life to years. Presented by MSH at New Orleans.
Aging Alone: profiles and projections (a report of the Commonwealth Fund Commission).
Commission on elderly people living alone.

Programs from events Mary Harper Starke spoke in.
Articles praising her work.
Coalition, articles, and newspaper on mental Health and aging; key issues in aging and mental health.
Folder on poverty, minorities, mental illness, aging; newspaper scraps, articles, memorandum, and journals.
Being Black is Detrimental to Ones Mental Health: Myth or Reality?.
Journal and articles on black health perspectives.
Mental Health Problems in several health care.
Ethnic minorities with mental disorders.
Conference on expanding services to elderly.
Meeting health care needs for nation’s black elderly.
Racism and mental health.
Quality nursing care for a multiracial society.
Health issues of African-American elderly.
Comparative phenomenology of early-onset versus late-onset panic attacks: a pilot survey.
Social and psychological problems of women: prevention and crisis intervention.
Health and Retirement Study.
Ethnic minority research: trends and directions.
Black culture, negroes, and colored people: racial image and self-esteem among black adolescents.
Developing a curriculum of self-esteem for black youth.
Media guide to health care experts brochure.
Health Maintenance for Perimenopausal Women.
NIMH Workshop for Minority Fellowship Program folder.
Functional Status of Older Persons with Schizophrenia; living in a residential setting: implications for nursing practice.
Supplementary bibliography of experimental psychological research in schizophrenia.
Indian Americans and the Social Sciences: Problems and Prospects.
Influence of theoretical models on research of mental health among Native Americans.
Checklist of methodological pitfalls in studies of IQ heritability and race.
Research on Minorities: a quantitative perspective and critique.
Black America in the 1980’s.
Research Priorities in Asian Mental Health.
Center for minority group mental health programs.
Division of special mental health programs: program statement 1977, 1978-1979.
Evaluation of direction, management, and administration of the organizational policies, procedures and activities in the center for minority group mental health programs.
The Aging in Greece National Report.

“No Longer Strangers” – Women’s Day Program.
“Mental Health and Aging” article on Aging Network News newspaper.
Faxed papers from Rosalynn Carter Institute.
Kinko’s copies of articles.
The Elderly: Nationally and Internationally Health and Social Services Delivery Systems: Implications for Research.
Scribbled papers on Observation/Concerns & Critique—Community Health Improvement Project.
3 copies of “Mental Health and Aging” article.
Community-based Family Caregiving Issues.
Draft of Proposal for Review and Comments on The Development of Models for Selected Systems of Family Caregiving.
Human Experimentation and the Tuskegee Syphilis Story.
Twelfth Andrea Printy Memorial Lecture: Creating Partnerships: Nurses and the Making of Public Policy with Dr. Mary Starke Harper program.
Healthcare in the New Millennium: Implication for Nursing.
Blue folder with scribbled papers and newspaper scrap.
Facsimile transmittal to Ms. Martha Mohler.
Final Report on Feasibility Study for Evaluation of Curriculum in Professional Training Programs to Prepare Mental Health Manpower to Serve Minority Populations.
An Overview of the Center for Minority Group Mental Health Programs.
Beyond Medical Price Inflation: The Continuing Case For Comprehensive Health Care Reform.
Final Report on Evaluation of Direction, Management, and Administration of the Organizational Policies, Procedures and Activities in the Center for Minority Group Mental Health Programs.
Eval Fellowship folder.
Racism and Psychiatric Nomenclature.
Suicide in the Elderly.
Novajo Elderly Needs Assessment Questionnaire.
Navajo Elderly Needs Assessment (NENA) Project.
The Geriatric Depression Scale in Mexican American Elders.
The Assessment of Cognitive Function in Mexican American Elders: A Pilot Study.
Screening a Skilled Nursing Home for Depression.
Assessment Instruments for Limited English Speaking Students analysis book.
20 Neuropsychological Assessment.
Hispanic Neuropsychological Study.
Activities Related to Minority and Disadvantaged Groups 1970-77.
Yellow folder of scribbled papers.
Testing Linguistic Minorities.
NAACP Report on Minority Testing.
Nursing Home Data Processing, Inc. – Assessment nsg care plans survey.
Race, Ethnicity, and Aging: Conceptual and Methodological Issues.
Geropsychiatric Nursing and Behavioral Healthcare in Home and Community-Based Programs.
Research Proposal on Acculturation and Sense of Well-being Among Japanese American Elderly.
Measurement and Meaning of Poverty.
Measurement of Poverty: The case of the elderly.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in Late Life book.
Depression in Primary Care: Volume 1. Detection and Diagnosis.
Depression in Primary Care: Volume 2. Treatment of Major Depression.
Depression is a Treatable Illness: A Patient’s Guide.
Depression: Old Problems, New perspectives in Nursing Care.
Fact Sheet: Depression in the Elderly.
Depression in Black Elderly.
Minority Aging program.
The Black/White Mortality Crossover: Investigation in a Community-Based Study.
Alternatives for Planning a Continuum of Care for Elderly American Indians.
Demography of Older Blacks in the United States.
Health Seeking behavior of elderly blacks.
Health Status of Older Black Adults.
Drug and the Elderly.
Drug/Drug interactions.
Minority Aging book.

GAO March 1997 Medicare: most beneficiaries with diabetes do not receive recommended monitoring services.
Drugs and the elderly: use and misuse by Mary S. Harper.
Public policy institute: cognitive dysfunction and the need for long-term care implications for public policy.
Information summary for state and local government officials. IMD classification: the potential of current Medicaid policy for delivering clinically appropriate care to mentally ill and behaviorally disturbed nursing home residents.
Social policy 25 years of mapping movements (summer 1995).
Policy issues concerning the elderly minorities (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services).
Policy in perspective (a publication of the Mental Health Policy Resource Center) March 1995.
Implications of forecasting public policy issues in aging –Jerome Kaplan.
Public policy and the health of elders (paper presented at health public policy: a symposium) Yale Univ. –Mary C. Howell.
Notes and Comment, Public policy issues of women in transition –Stanley J. Brody.
Aging and social policy: the role of the first forum –Juanita M. Kreps.
Psychosocial variations across the adult life course: frontiers for research and policy.
Future directions for aging policy: a human service model (a report by the subcommittee on human services of the select committee on aging U.S. House of Rep 96th congress, second session May 1980).
Title XX planning by area agencies on aging: efforts, outcomes and policy implications.
Mental handicap and mental health: a community service.
Residential care facilities: understanding their role and improving their effectiveness.
Methodological approaches to the study of religion, aging and health.
Putting patients first brochure.
Mysticism: spiritual quest or psychic disorder?.
Gerontology in seminary training (1980).
A directory of Black Churches in Washington, D.C.
Understanding Islam and Muslims.
Religious participation among elderly blacks.
Clinical psychologist.
Religion and Health.
National institute on aging: religion and spirituality in aging and health.
Psychiatry: destroying religion.
Notes from Regional conference, “Aging Successfully: spiritually, physically, mentally & economically” June 27, 2000 –Univ. of Alabama.
Newspaper scrap of articles on Ramadan and Passover massacre.
Health of America’s nonwhite population: status report and future plans for dealing with diseases more prevalent or severe in nonwhites.
Alcohol Alert (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) – No. 22 October 1993.
Ethnic and racial differences in response to medicines: preserving individualized therapy in managed pharmaceutical programs.
The white social scientist in the black community.
Ageing International (December 1995).
Time on the computer by Wilson Record, Portland State University.
Vocally disruptive behavior in severely demented patients in relation to institutional care provided.
Predicting compliance with command hallucinations.
Behavioral self-control.
Social dimensions of mental health (WHO).
A guide to the 1981 white house conference on aging.
Draft of white counselor and nonwhite client in the vocational rehabilitation setting.
Report from the white house conference on aging (no. 10 Feb 1981).
Keynote address: “reconciling dreams: the reality of the 1981 white house conference on aging”.
Report from the white house conference on aging (no. 8 Dec 1980).
Memorandum (Aug 21 1981).
Report (No. 9 Jan 1981).
Report (No. 4 Jul, Aug 1980).
Chartbook – table of contents.
1971 WHCoA – a report to the delegates from the conference sections and special concerns sessions (Nov 28-Dec 2).
Fact sheet: the Hispanic elderly.
Summary reports of the committee chairmen (Dec 3 1981).
Black elderly & health issues – 1971 white house conference, reports of the special concerns session – the aging and aged blacks.
American Indian elderly health issues – 1971, reports of the special concerns on Elderly Indian.
NCEA – special packet for participants of 1995 WHCoA.
Official 1995 white house conference on aging – draft resolutions.
The university commencement – central state university.
The 1995 white house conference on aging newsletter (vol. 1 no. 8) (Jul/Aug 1995).
“Nursing: An international perspective” –Mary S. Harper.
List of 1995 white house conference resolutions passed.
New directions: the Howard university magazine.
Health Care Reform Action Kit (ANA).
Introductory report on Nursing home care in the United States: Failure in public policy (prepared by subcommittee on long-term care of the special committee on aging – U.S. Senate).
Supporting paper no. 6 (Nursing home care in the U.S.: Failure in public policy) what can be done in nursing homes: positive aspects in long-term care (prepared by the subcommittee on long-term care of the special committee on aging – U.S. Senate).
A systematic review of management and care nursing home research in three geriatric journals: 1981-1985.
The nursing home resident with dementia article.
The agitated nursing home resident.
Anger and hostility in the nursing home.
Mental health needs of elderly persons with mental retardation and developmentally disabled.
Behavioral disorders in skilled nursing homes.
Black mental health work force.
Comprehensive functional assessment: an overview.
NIMH Needs assessment approaches: concepts and methods.
Modifying existing and commonly used tests for use with elderly persons who are mentally retarded and developmentally disabled – Mary S. Harper.
Psychological tests and minorities (NIMH)-1977.
Aurorix helps patients see the funny side of life again – the clinical assessment of depression.
Ch. 12 Overview to comprehensive assessment –Kenneth Brummel-Smith.

Depression: what we know (NIMH publication).
Depression in the elderly (NIMH fact sheet).
When anger is a mask for depression article.
Post-partum affective disorders: incidence and treatment article.
Mood disorders chapter from book Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
Current bibliographies in medicine: diagnosis and treatment of depression in late-life.
Depression Clinical Practice Guideline 1996.
A special issue of International Psychogeriatrics Vol 7, Supplement 1995. Treatment of Depression.
Alcohol and depression in the elderly.
NIMH consensus development conference statement: diagnosis and treatment of depression in late life, Nov. 4-6, 1991.
Diagnosis and treatment of late-life depression: an opportunity to help.
AHCPR Depression in primary care guideline overview.
The Johns Hopkins White Papers 1995 Depression & Anxiety.
Brochure advertising course on Depression.
Articles on detecting depression, when to refer depression elderly to geriatric psychiatrist, current issues in managing depression in elderly in the long-term care setting, co-occurrence of depression with stroke, restraint related deaths, and depression in hospitalized elderly.
Personality disorder and outcome in the treatment of late-life depression.
Comparative effectiveness of psychotherapies for depressed elders.
NMHA Depression and African Americans. Not “Just the Blues” pamphlet.
AHCPR Race, income, urbanicity, and asthma hospitalization in California.
AHRQ Race/Ethnicity and health insurance status: 1987 and 1996.
AHRQ being uninsured in 1996 compared to 1987: how has the experience of the uninsured changed over time?.
AHRQ impact of site of care, race, and Hispanic ethnicity on medication use for childhood asthma.
The clinical psychologist Vol. 52 No. 2, empirically supported assessment for clinical practice: is it possible? Is it desirable?.
Population bulletin: black America in the 1980’s (publication of the Population Reference Bureau, Inc.).
NBNA News, Race and HRT: what do the studies tell us?.
Closing the Gaps newsletter, Minority Health Entities Impact State Health Disparities.
Racial differences in the use of long-term care.
Assuring a healthy future along the U.S.-Mexico Border, a HRSA priority.
Research Activities publications, No. 211, 234, 206, 235.
A slow death of the mind article.
Adult residential day care program, an overview.
The five “R’s” of Alzheimer’s Disease: behavioral management.
Strategies for developing and maintaining a special needs unit for men and women with dementia.
Progress report on Alzheimer’s Disease publication.
An introduction to BPSD, Module 1.
Losing a million minds: confronting the tragedy of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia.
Standardized care plan: managing Alzheimer’s patients at home.
Report to congress of the advisory panel on Alzheimer’s disease: Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias: legal issues in care and treatment 1994.
Psychiatric complications of dementia.
The physician and the Alzheimer Patient from book, Treatments of the Alzheimer Patient: The long Haul.
Draft of book, Special Needs Dementia Units: a humane method of caring in long-term care.
96th congress 1st session H.R. 5305 Bill to promote the full use of human resources in science and technology … maximizing the contribution and advancement of women in scientific, professional, and technical careers.
Participation of women in the educational research community.
Women: strategies for the decade 1975-1985.
Science monographs (NIMH).
Divorce among educated black women.
Items from “professional women and minorities”.
White house conference on aging, mini conference on older women.
The double blind: the price of being a minority woman in science.
Health concerns of older women.
Women’s health: report of the public health service task force on women’s health issues, September 1984.
The mental health of elderly women in the community.
Black female leadership success in mental health—an exploration of determinants and coping behaviors.
Generations-journal of the American society on aging. In-depth views of issues in aging (summer 1990).
Working women in Japan (Osaka North Ward International Women’s Year Study Group).
Cairo family planning association, Facts about female circumcision.
Rape and older women: a guide to prevention and protection.
Older black American women: on being poor and black in America. Speech.
NIH 1994 guidelines on the inclusion of women and minorities as subjects in clinical research.
Mental health: a report of the surgeon general, executive summary.
Fact sheets: major mental disorders: symptoms and treatments.
Surgeon general’s workshop: health promotion and aging.
The surgeon general’s call to action to prevent suicide 1999.
International psychogeriatrics Vol 1 No 1.
The planning board for the surgeon general’s report on mental health [Memorandum, notes, correspondences, forms].
Ch. 14 Survey of drug use and mental disorders in nursing homes (by MSH) in book, Geriatric Drug Use.
Chart of populations aged 65 and over by rural, urban, and selected states: 1990.
Advances in gerontological nursing Vol 1: issues for the 21st century.
Monitor on Psychology (Vol. 31, No. 7). Rural America: our diamond in the rough.
Articles on the challenge of providing quality psychiatric services in rural setting, development of rural consortium program, rural elderly in long-term care, treatment of depression in rural Arkansas, characterization of rural mental health service systems.
The University of Alabama Rural Health Projects.
Rural information center health service, rural elderly bibliography.
Medline search on aged or aging AND mental health AND rural AND united states.
Rural elderly information resources.
RICHS brochure, information card, and flyer.
Rural Nursing Vol 1. photocopy.
Rural hospitals and rural economic development – testimony before the agriculture, rural development and related agencies subcommittee.
Urban institute press: complete catalog 2000.
Newspaper scraps on poor web access frustrates rural areas, conference focusing on pressing problems in rural areas.
Rural/urban differences in health care are not uniform across states.
Old and alone in rural American (a publication of public policy institute).
Focusing on “Frontier”: Isolated rural America, letter to the field No. 2.
A century of women’s health 1900-2000 (US department of health and human services).
WGA policy resolution 01-06 Rural health improvement.
USA frontier countries by ERS typology: farming dependent, federal lands, and Indian reservations.
Chart of economic typology for frontier and all rural counties, mutually exclusive categories.
Extended stay primary care: working with frontier communities to design facilities that work (June, 2000).
Health promotion in Southern Rural Black Churches: a program model.
Rural remedy Vol. 5 No. 4, “Launching Health Care into the New Millennium”.

Rural Populations.
Healthy Aging.
Vital and Health Statistics: common beliefs about the rural elderly: what do national data tell us (CDC).
Common beliefs about the rural elderly: myth and fac.
Pharmacology and aging.
Clinical and policy issues.
Rural Health Services Funding: A Resource Guide publication (USDA).
Psychiatric Services (Journal of the American Psychiatric Association).
Psychiatric disorders: a rural/urban comparison.
Rural Housing Programs.
Cultural barriers to the delivery of mental health services in rural areas: a conceptual overview.
Improving services for the rural elderly.
Rural health care delivery and financing: targeting service to need.
Reasons for use and nonuse of social services in rural elderly.
Attitudes: young-old and old-old.
Perspectives on the childless rural elderly: a comparative analysis.
Health status, stress, and coping patterns in a sample of rural elderly in central Pennsylvania.
The chronically mentally ill in rural areas: model curricula for social work education.
Hidden health care crisis in rural America (Alzheimer’s association).
The need for home- and community-based long-term care: a rural perspective.
Rural areas and personal health services: current strategies.
Rural minority women and their families.
Bridging Rural Women Health into the New Millennium.
Retirement satisfaction in married and widowed rural women.
Older Rural African-Americans- The forgotten poor: blacks in rural areas.
Health professional shortage areas.
The adequacy of physician supply in rural countries.
The mental health needs of a rural middle Tennessee community: a preliminary report.
Old age and ruralism… A case of double jeopardy: a report on the rural elderly.
Correspondences from Carmen Moten.
News Report (National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Engineering, National Research Council) – July 1978.
Frontier Nursing Service Quarterly Bulletin (Vol.51 Summer, 1975).
After the harvest: the plight of older farmworkers.
Nurse-elder therapy with outreach to rural caregivers.
Community support programs in rural areas.

Drug-Therapy Monitoring in a Private Psychiatric Hospital: A consideration of its risks and benefits.
A survey of Drug-Taking Behavior of the Elderly.
Mental health and aging and drug-drug interactions.
Drug policy in an aging society.
Use of prescription and over-the-counter drugs by the elderly.
Dictionary-Medications for project on Agitation in Nursing Home Elderly.
Behavioral, Social and Mental Health Aspects of Home Care of Older Americans.
Mental health curricula content in the preparation of technical and vocational health care providers in long term care facilities.
The use of antidepressants in excess of the daily maximum doses listed.
Psychotherapy- Influences of race on the psychotherapeutic relationship.
Real People Real Problems: an evaluation of long-term care ombudsman programs of the older Americans act.
Omnibus budget reconciliation act of 1987 P.L. 100-203.
Nursing home care in the united States: failure in public policy.
Journal of National Black Nurses Association.
Gerontological Nursing (Chapter 2 of a textbook).
The Scope of Gero-psychiatric Mental Health Nursing.
The Journal of Social Issues Vol. XI No. 4 1955: The impact of mental illness on the family.
A report of the secretary’s committee to study extended roles for nurses.
Primary care by nurses: sphere of responsibility and accountability.
New study of nurse vs. physician care shows nurses offer same or better treatment at lower costs.
Development and implementation of a curriculum model for community nurse practitioners.
Special populations in extended care facilities: psychosocial and cultural perspectives.
Psychological isolation: behavioral, social and mental disorders in the frail elderly.
The League Exchange: No. 26 Aspects of psychiatric nursing.
Cadet nurse corps commemorative conference “service: a proud tradition that continues”.
Psychiatric-mental health nursing: educational blueprint in the 21st century: proceedings of regional conferences in curriculum development 1986-87.
Invitational conference on geropsychiatric nursing “bringing advances in practice and research to education”.
Community planning for nursing.
Overview of healthamerica: affordable health care for all Americans.
Final narrative report of the Mississippi elderly developmentally disabled persons project.
The Poor: Impact on Research and Theory.
The Welfare System and Mental Health.
Connecticut Health Services Research Series No. 5: Health and Health Care for the Urban Poor.
Going by Matthew D. Slater (on food stamps, poverty).
State Health Notes issues.
Policy Issues for the elderly poor.
Newspaper scraps from the Washington Post on poverty (study links cancer to poverty).
Nursing Outlook publication (September/October 1990).
Sickness and Poverty a handbook for community workers.
Health policy: gaps in access, delivery, and utilization of the pap smear in the United States.
Aging Today newspaper.
National cost-containment strategy for long-term care.
National Journal The Weekly on Politics and Government Nov.24, 1984 No. 47.
‘Alzheimer’s Treatment Reported’ newspaper scrap.
Erosion of Welfare state.
Strategies for improving municipal health services in a changing environment.
Committed to serve the underserved (DHHS publication).
Healthcare Allocation: who gets left out?.
National profile on access to medical care.
Medicare’s poor: filling the gaps in medical coverage for low-income elderly Americans.
Professionals and the poor (journal of social issues publication).
Johnson & Johnson on Nurse Shortage evening reception folder.
Johnson& Johnson Bridge to Mental Wellness Advisory Board Meeting folder.
Rick’s Party 5/24/99 folder.
Rick A. Martinez, MD at Janssen-- Innovation at work: brand profile.

NIMH Rural Mental Health Agenda Setting Meeting.
Definition and Role of Public Health Nursing.
Exemplary practices in the delivery of mental health outreach services to older adults.
Aging, natural death, and the compression of morbidity article.
Mississippi rural health corps.
Medical Education and Medical Care in Alabama: Some Inadequacies, Some Solutions—published by The College of Community Health Sciences, The University of Alabama.
Women and Ageing Report Number 12 –Kenya NGO Organizing Committee.
Rural Hospital Access.
Health status among low-income elderly persons: rural-urban differences.
Baseline information on rural black elderly.
Mental health services for rural minorities –The MITRE corporation.
The institute of public policy alternatives: the rural aged in America, an annotated bibliography.
Human services in the rural environment.
Supporting the rural health care safety net.
Building mobility partnerships: opportunities for federal funding.
Innovative rural transit providers.
Alabama Department of Public health publication—improving minority health improves Alabama’s health.
Changes in the older population and implications for rural areas.
Rural Development Perspectives.
Capital area rural health roundtable directory.
National Association on State EMS directors.
Rural health in the united states.
Physicians and Rural America.
Rural Information Center Health Service brochure.
Emergency Medical Services Agenda for the Future.
Close-up on Rural EMS.
Changes in the older population and implications for rural areas.
Comprehensive community-based mental health outreach services for suburban seniors.
Healthy ageing adults with intellectual disabilities.
Improving services for the rural elderly.
Managing care in rural communities.
Swing beds can work—with good planning.
Hospital and community psychiatry.
Better country: a strategy for rural development in the 1980’s.
Rural health services research, 1968-1990.
Report –Geriatric Education Center, University of Florida.
The Rural Aged by E. Grant Youmans.
Status of the rural elderly—Review of reported differences between the rural and urban elderly: status, needs, services, and service costs.
Brief communications: sources of nutrition information for rural and urban elderly adults.
Rural rides: a practical handbook for starting and operating a rural public transportation system.
Physical Description


Folder of multiple papers on home health certification and plan of care.
Photograph of Mary Starke Harper sitting around a table with other men.
Older rural women: aging in historical and current contexts.
Poverty of older women across the rural-urban continuum.
The ABNF Journal Vol. 2 No. 4 Fall 1991.
Issues in rural mental health practice.
Older rural parents and their children.
Urban health-the journal of health care in the cities March, 1984.
Farm stress: learning to cope by Nancy Edmonds Hanson/Chris Paulson; mental health association in North Dakota Feb. 1982.
The impact of changing resources on health policy.
Social policy: special issue...the future of self-help.
Mental health care in the nursing home: a review of public policy.
Epidemiology of depression, dementia, and anxiety in late life.
Nursing’s influence on health policy for the eighties.
Unequal treatment: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care.
Correspondences from Carter-Pokras, Olivia.
Fact sheet on mental disorders of the aging research branch.
Newspaper scraps on lack of health care financing/coverage.
Health Affairs articles from 1992-1994.
Mental health needs of the uninsured.
Impact of health reform on vulnerable adults: volume I, lessons from states.
Adult Intensive Case Management Evaluation Fourth Year Final Report June 30, 1992.
Health risks and preventative care among older blacks brochure.
Clinical psychology and minority problems.
Black Aging Vol.1 No.1, October 1975.
Characteristics of the black elderly 1980.
Social support among Black, Mexican, and Chinese elderly.
Social gerontology and the negro: a review.
Aging Network News Volume III No. 11, March 1987 newspaper.
Steel Magnolias: Focus on Urban African-American Older Women; 1995 White House Conference on Aging Detroit Mini-Conference; a final report.
Serving elders of color: challenges to providers and the aging network –American Society on Aging.
Newspaper scraps on minorities receiving lower quality health care.
The Blacklands of gerontology.
Definitions and Conceptual framework of psychiatric emergencies.
Co-occurrence of depression with heart disease fact sheet.
Research in Coronary Heart Disease in Blacks (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) March 1994.
Mental health of older persons: social and cultural factors.
Minorities and women in the health fields.

God’s Lost Children: The Shocking Story of America’s Homeless Kids.
Annotated bibliography of suicide research 1978-1982.
Articles on homeless mentally ill elderly.
Articles/research on suicide in elderly, suicide in minority elderly, problems in suicide statistics, suicide prevention in black community, depression and suicide in minorities, and suicide in elderly chronic patients.
“Critics fear misuse of suicide books” Marvin Katz.
Newspaper scrap of The Columbus Times Newspaper (Wednesday November 27 – Tuesday December 4, 1991): Tony Brown’s Comments, Magic, See Dr. Duesburg before it’s too late.
Ageing International (Winter 1990).
Etiology and prevention of geriatric suicide.
Emergence of intense suicidal preoccupation during fluoxetine treatment.
Newspaper scrap of “An Assisted Suicide: Is it the first step toward euthanasia?”.
The significance of sexuality as a deterrent to suicide among the aged.
Suicidal behavior in long-term care facilities: a preliminary report on the ongoing study.
Copy of NY Times article from 1989 “When Long Life Is Too Much: Suicide Rises Among Elderly”.
Suicide in Middle Age and Later Life: Sex and Race, Specific Life Table and Cohort Analysis.
Geriatric Programs of San Francisco Suicide Prevention.
Article, “Suicide in Pairs: Together in Final Anguish”.
The Patient’s Advocate newspaper, ‘Assisted Suicide’—is it acceptable? By Victor Cohn.
Useful Information on Suicide pamphlet.
Changing patterns in suicidal behavior.
Suicide and psychiatric patients.
The role of black nurses in preventing and reducing the incidence of black homicide in the United States.
Determinants of Mortality in Nursing Homes.
Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Suicide 1999.
Bulletin of Suicidology (NIMH No. 8 Fall 1971).
The role of the nurse in crisis: intervention and suicide prevention.
Suicide prevention, intervention, postvention (book) – Earl A. Grollman.
Failure of the Urinary Test for Suicide Potential.
Case history and hospitalization factors in suicides of neuropsyhicatric hospital patients.
Public impact/special populations/long term care by Mary S. Harper.
A comprehensive mental health care reform proposal.
Correspondence from the White House with briefing of Clinton Health Reform plan.
Health security preliminary plan summary.
Handwritten notes on white paper on health care reform and mental health in the health care reform.
ASHP newsletter (Vol.26/No.10) October 1993: highlights of health care reform proposal.
Capital Update 1993 legislative newsletter for nurses; “Revised Clinton health plan introduced”.
The Washington Post newspaper (Dec 14, 1993) “Is my doctor on the list? As competition among health plans intensifies, some M.D.s are left out”.
Correspondence from Ira Magaziner – observations and comments on Draft of the Benefit package: Mental Illness and Substance abuse provisions—health security act.
Time magazine (Feb. 1, 1993) “Clinton’s First Blunder, How a popular outcry caught the Washington elite by surprise”.
Summit ’93 African American Prescription for Health—Guiding principles for health care reform.

The Harper Spirit (from 1997-2000).
Mary Starke Harper Geriatric Psychiatric Center Mission Statement, Vision Statement with signatures.
Order form for Management and Care of the Elderly subscription.
Caring for the Special Needs, “Aging Minorities” by Mary S. Harper article.
Mental health of the black elderly by Mary S. Harper (manuscript to be published in Dimensions Newsletter of the American Society on Aging).
A proposal to research and develop a taxonomy of the psychological stress response of urban blacks.
Development of quantitative indices of institutional change with regard to racial minorities and women in NIMH external programs.
Articles on health status of older African Americans, mental illnesses in blacks, social security, minority aging, social disadvantages, cultural factors regarding delivering mental health services, public policy, and social class.
The New Aging Politics and Change in America (book) by Fernando M. Torres-Gil.
The rural aged in America: an annotated bibliography (The Institute for Public Policy Alternatives).
Major mental disorders/problems in nursing homes: implications for research and public policy.
Chapter manuscript of “Mental Health and Social Policy” by Mary S. Harper of the book Handbook of Black Mental Health and Mental Illness.
Policy-oriented information: grandparenting, managed care, long term care, and chronic illness/mental illness by Mary S. Harper.
Health needs of urban blacks (The Solomon Fuller Institute Research Report).
Mental health programs for racial minorities: who needs them?.
Article/reports on health inequities between white and nonwhite Americans and in mental health service delivery.
Nursing homes and the black elderly: utilization and satisfaction, instructor’s manual.
A good day to live for one million Indians; a report to the president’s commission on mental health from the American Indian and Alaska Native Task Panel.
Ethnicity and stress among older Australians.
Mexican-American mental health issues: present realities and future strategies (papers from conference held at Goleta, California made into a booklet).
Time magazine (Minority Within a Minority: The Underclass) (August 29, 1977).
Mental health issues for minority seniors (Information for service providers and professionals) by AARP.
World Health Organization Technical Report Series No. 73: The Community Mental Hospital. Third report of the expert committee on mental health (World Health Organization, Geneva, September 1953).
Chapter 1 and 2 from book Aging and Ethnicity.
The Washington Post Magazine: reflections on the African American experience in Washington (Feb. 1, 1998).
Mental Health and the Aging (Forum before the special committee on aging; United States Senate; 103rd congress. First session. (July 15, 1993. Serial No. 103-10).
Strengthening the status of mental health related research on minority group elderly: a co-operative endeavor.
Turnaround at Meharry article ripped out from Ebony magazine (Mar. 1986).
Help for the Uninsured article ripped out from Essence magazine (April 1991).
Science Agenda (Vol.3 No.5) October/November 1990.
Minority Elders: longevity, economics, and health; building a public policy base.
“Pick Your Path to Health” Pocket planner (2003).
In Focus newspaper April/May 1990 on Minorities and Aging: Toward a National Agenda.
Definitions and distributions of mental disorders in a racist society (Ch. 11) reprint.
Mental health and aging clinical programs, problems and practice.
Articles on culture and chronic health, Filipino Americans health, functionally impaired elderly.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Workshops summary report on cardiovascular health.
Aging Network News newspaper Dec. 1988.
White paper on health status of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Symposium on culturally relevant training for Asian psychiatric trainees.
Diversity, Marginalization and Culturally Competent Health Care: issues in knowledge development (American Academy of Nursing).
Celebrating diversity: a learning tool for working with people of different cultures (AARP).
Strategies for working with culturally diverse communities and clients.
Serving elders of color: challenges to providers and the aging network.
Ongoing GP Initiative: Menopause.
Nursing Health Care magazine (June 1993 Vol. 14 No. 6).
Articles on influence of ethnicity on older women health, risk factors in older widows’ mental health, older minority women issues, breast and cervical cancer screening, and misconceptions about cancer among Latinos and Anglos.
National eldercare institute of older women “challenges in an aging society: a national conference on older women”.

Cultural competence guidelines in managed care mental health services for Latino populations.
Special report on inequities in mental health service delivery.
Treatment issues: foreign medical graduates and black patient populations.
Diverse Voices.
Online articles on unequal treatment in American health care.
Closing the Gap newsletter of Office of Minority Health (September/October 2001).
Dimensions newsletter of ASA Vol. 3 No. 2 (Summer 1996) – Mental health of the black elderly.
The IHS primary care provider (journal) May 2000, Vol. 25, No. 5.
Ethnic differences influencing the delivery of rehabilitation services.
Phylon: The Atlanta University review of Race and Culture (June 1975).
Disparities in state health coverage: a matter of policy or fortune?.
Stanford geriatric education center: cohort analysis as a tool in ethno geriatrics: historical profiles of elders from eight ethnic populations in the United States.
Stanford geriatric education center: demographics and health risks of ethnic minority elders: a resource packet for teaching.
A report: why minority individuals with developmental disabilities drop out of the service system.
Health care reform: home health is part of the solution (national home health services alliance).
Home health care to the chronic mentally ill elderly conference agenda.
Correspondence from Lesley E. Williams.
Older Americans act related homebound ages: what difference does racial background make?.
Crisis in home care: dismantling of the medicare home health benefit.
Senate calendar no. 773 on Health Services, preventative health services, and home and community based services act of 1984.
Minority aging, geriatric curricula conference.
Articles on health promotion of minority elderly, mental health and older adults, single mother’s guide to living and raising kids, and screening for depression.
The American Nurse newspaper and Aging Network newspaper.
Newspaper scraps on bridging health gap.
Nursing and health care perspectives (September/October 1997).
The ABC digest of urban cardiology.
Geriatric psychiatry for African Americans.
Black/White differences in the relationship between MMSE scores and disability: the women’s health and aging study.
Chronic disease epidemiology among elderly black Americans by Dorothy Smith Ruiz.
A demographic and epidemiologic profile of ethnic elderly by Dorothy Smith Ruiz.
Fact Sheet.
Adopted resolutions.
Final Resolutions.
The World Assembly on Aging and Observations on Long Term Care, An Overview by Mary S. Harper.
Austrian Airlines postcard.
Notes in a spiral notebook on World Assembly.
Draft report on the main committee; rapporteur: Mr. Abdullah Malin BAGINDA (Malaysia).
Aging in France (French report for the world assembly on aging).
U.S. Perspectives: International action on aging, a background paper.
Ageing International Volume XVIII No. 2 (December, 1991) – Journal of the International Federation on Ageing.
Correspondence from David A. Rust (executive director) with attachment of the numerical breakdown of the demographic and geographic composition of the 1981 White House Conference on Aging National Advisory Committee.
A guide to the 1981 White House Conference on Aging.
Report from the White House Conference on Aging.
Annual report to the secretary 1981.
The 1961 White House Conference on Aging Inventory of Recommendations for the 1971 white house conference on aging.
Fact sheet.
1971 White House Conference on Aging Toward a National Policy on Aging, Final Report.
Older Americans Act.
Report of the Interdisciplinary Coordination on Mental health and the Elderly August 1993.
Mini Conference Health Needs of Older Women: now and into the 21st century.
Report of the mini-conference on life-long learning for self-sufficiency.
Questions and Answers.
Perspectives and executive summary.
Health Security The President’s Report to the American People.
Mental health and the elderly – presentation by U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Briefing.
Health care reform: assuring access for vulnerable populations.
Official 1995 white house conference on aging. Proposed report: from resolutions to results.
Revised draft toll gate 5 mental health and substance abuse.
Photos of Mary Starke Harper with President Clinton.
Folder with articles and information about Clinton’s health care reform proposal.
Articles on analysis of Nursing’s Agenda for health care reform.
Toward 1980: the challenge of international collaboration to the black woman by Mary S. Harper.
I am because we are (Meet with the women of the world Nairobi, Kenya – July 1985).
Aging and the global agenda for women: conversations in Nairobi.
Memorandum, plan for the workshops.
Older women: family and community supports; issues: the older woman alone – mental health of older women – UN World Conference for Women.
References on loneliness-compiled by Mary S. Harper.

Taking care of the dement person.
Do’s and Don’ts for the caretaker of al Alzheimer’s patient.
Mental health care in nursing homes: review of public policy.
Improving nursing home care through training and job redesign.
TRI-GEC Symposium: The Patient Self-Determination Act; Challenges of implementation: cultural perspectives.
The social environment of the agitated nursing home resident: expanded findings.
Characteristics of nursing homes that affect resident outcomes.
Best steps to health reform’s managed competition from a nursing perspective.
Achieving cultural competence: a guidebook for providers of services to older Americans and their families.
Newspaper scrap of “Prison is not a way to treat mentally ill”.
Civil Rights Journal Fall 1997.
Newspaper scrap of “Opportunity and the New Diversity”.
The Nursing and Allied Health Journal for Minorities (Vol.2 No. 1 Spring/Summer 1994).
Publication of the American Psychological Association Public Interest Directorate.
Cultural competence: essential measurements of quality for managed care organizations.
Cross-cultural comparative research on aging and health.
Overview: white norms and psychiatric diagnosis of black patients.
Tools for monitoring cultural competence in health care.
Strategies for working with culturally diverse communities and clients.
Black/Chicano Elderly: Service Delivery Within a Cultural Context.
Drug interactions pamphlet.
In development new medicines for African Americans.
Ethnic and racial differences in response to medicines.
United States Pharmacopeial Convention Advisory Panel for drug use review.
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists; participated in GeroPsych/Behavioral Disorders Traineeship Planning Committee.
Race is a poor prescription online article from an e-mail.
Pharmacokinetics and Drug Interactions in the Elderly and Special Issues in Elderly African-American populations; workshop summary.
Research on mental illness in nursing homes (catalog of federal domestic assistance No. 13.242).
Review of RFP for the Evaluation of Five National Research and Development Mental Health Centers (Correspondence from Steve Sharfstein, M.D.).
Binder on early R&D T.A program.
Outline of the technical assistance program within the center for minority group mental health programs.
The NIMH technical assistance program a comprehensive first year report submitted to the division of special mental health programs.
Second Wind by Neil Shulman M.D. and P.K. Belville.
Evaluating Community Mental Health Services: Principles and Practice (NIMH U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare).
101 Ways to Know if You’re a Nurse by Neil Shulman, M.D.
A Decade Later: a Follow-up of Social Class and Mental Illness by Jerome K. Myers and Lee L. Bean.
Services to the Aging and Aged: Public Policies and Programs edited by Paul K.H. Kim.
Bridging Cultures: Southeast Asian Refugees in America (Social work with southeast Asian refugees; special service for groups-Asian American community mental health training center).
Extending Life, Enhancing Life by Institute of Medicine.
Sick to Death and Not Going to Take It Anymore! Reforming Healthcare for the Last Years of Life By Joanne Lynn.
Handbook of Mental Health and Mental Disorder Among Black Americans edited by Dorothy S. Ruiz.
Old Folks at Homes a field study of nursing & board-and-care homes by Raymond Glasscote.
Health Affairs Fall 1992.
The Elder Japanese by Ramon Valle, PhD.
The Elder Chinese by Eva Cheng.
The Elder Black by E. Percil Stanford.
Delivering Services to Elderly Members of Minority Groups: a critical review of the literature by Duran Bell, Patricia Kasschau, and Gail Zellman.
Health Issues in the Black Community edited by Ronald L. Braithwaite & Sandra E. Taylor.

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