Medicine

Lab Rats: 1912

Lab Rats: 1912

Dr. George Stiles and two women in bacteriology laboratory showing microscope, petri dishes and other lab equipment, 1912. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Wicker Wheelchairs: 1924

Wicker Wheelchairs: 1924

Little girls (one with a doll) in wicker wheelchairs with nurse listening to radio at Children's Hospital, 1924. LOC original medium: glass negative.

WW1 Artificial Limb Shop: 1918

WW1 Artificial Limb Shop: 1918

Artificial limb shop, probably at Lafayette House, which was a rehab location for WW1 veterans in New York City. According to an article published in the New York Times on September 25, 1918, Lafayette House was a Red Cross convalescent home for privates and noncommissioned officers of the U.S. Army at 112 Central Park South in Manhattan. Bain News Service, publisher.

U.S. Christian Commission: 1865

U.S. Christian Commission: 1865

Maimed soldier and others at office of U.S. Christian Commission, Washington, D.C., April 1865. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative.

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Red Cross Nurse in Training: 1943

Red Cross Nurse in Training: 1943

WW2 war workers' nursery. Cute little girl plays Red Cross nurse with a doll at the Bella Vista Nursery School in Oakland, California. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Ann Rosener for the Office of War Information. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Plasma Plane: early 1940s

Plasma Plane: early 1940s

Blood plasma is shipped by plane to the various war fronts. WW2 photo of U.S. Navy sailors loading medical supplies onto an airplane, early 1940s. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: film negative.

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