Websites Related to Walter Reed and the Yellow Fever Commission

The following websites and web-based materials are either directly related to Walter Reed and/or the Yellow Fever Commission or contain information about people involved with the history and iconization of Walter Reed and yellow fever. This is not a conclusive list, but simply a limited selection that may be edited over time.


Gillett, Mary C. The Army Medical Department 1865-1917. Army Historical Series. Washington, D. C.: USGPO, 1994. [This is an excellent resource for obtaining an overall view of the United States Army and all the significant players at that time.]

Mariño, Carmen Arocha. “La economía y la Salud Pública en Cuba en la década de 1940.” Rev Cubana Salud Pública 24 (2000) : 128-133. [Note: In Spanish.]

Serrano, Elena López. “Revista de Medicina y Cirugía de La Habana (1896-1951).” ACIMED 7 (1999) : 45-49. [Contains biographical information on Dr. Jose A. Presno Bastiony. Note: In Spanish.]


(These websites were used to verify names, events, and dates in parts of the exhibit.)

Notable Graduates of West Point, the United States Military Academy

Principal Officers of the Department of State and United States Chiefs of Mission

Previous Surgeons General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Surgeons General of the U.S. Army and Their Predecessors

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present

Past Secretaries, U.S. Department of the Interior

Secretaries of the Treasury

United States Secretaries of War and Secretaries of the Army, Portraits & Biographical Sketches by William Gardner Bell

Biographies of the Secretaries of State

American Presidents: Life Portraits and The Presidents

Congressional Gold Medal Recipients and Congressional Gold Medals, 1776-2014