Medicine

Nurse Training: 1920s

Nurse Training: 1920s

Nursing students receiving bandage instruction, 1910s or 1920s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Red Cross on Mayflower: 1926

Red Cross on Mayflower: 1926

Lovely ladies of the American Red Cross doing roll call with U.S. Navy sailors on the USS Mayflower, 1926. The Mayflower served as presidential yacht until 1929 and was also used for diplomatic and political functions during that time. National Photo Company. Original medium at LOC: glass negative.

Babe Gets Bonked: 1924

Babe Gets Bonked: 1924

Baseball player Babe Ruth knocked unconscious, after he ran into a concrete wall at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C., while trying to catch a foul ball on July 5, 1924. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009 and New York Times, July 6, 1924). National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Indian Motorcycle Ambulance, 1910s

Indian Motorcycle Ambulance, 1910s

LOC description says "Motor Cycle Ambulance -- Hero Land". Don't know what Hero Land is. No date with the photo, but probably World War One, 1910s. Great old photo of Indian motorcycle with the sidecar set up to carry two stretchers. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

USS Comfort Dispensary: 1918

USS Comfort Dispensary: 1918

Dispensary of the USS Comfort (AH-3), a US Navy hospital ship that was in service during World War One. No date with the photo, but the Comfort was in service as a hospital ship from 1918 to 1921. Bain News Service photograph. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Soldiers Weaving: 1920

Soldiers Weaving: 1920

Soldiers weaving in Reconstruction Section, Walter Reed Hospital. Photo taken between 1910 and 1920. Probably closer to 1920 with the soldiers rehabilitating from injuries received in World War One. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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