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Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A nurse aboard the USS "Samaritan" feeds a wounded soldier. The man is sitting up in bed as the nurse raises a fork full of food to his mouth. There is a t...

Date: 1948-11-28 

Description: Bertha Atkinson, Baron Brothers Department Store buyer, fits a bootie on Norma Widener, 11-months old, being held by her mother Valera Widener. In the fore...

Date: 1933-09-18 

Description: Charles Motisi lies in a hospital bed with his foot in traction at Madison General Hospital with the first football injury of the season.

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Vietnamese man and survivor of a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi is carried on a stretcher to a helicopter for medical evacuation. Three women...

Historical Essay

Reform of Military Hospitals

Read about Cordelia Harvey's mission to reform Civil War era military hospitals and how invaluable her efforts were.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, with Private first class George Berier. Berier's head is wrapped in gauze, and he is preparing to take medicine. Jensen is weari...

Photograph

Out of Action

Date: 1967-01-13 

Description: Dejected skier at home with cast and crutches, after breaking her leg practicing for competition.

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Group of villagers carry a stretcher holding a man injured during a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi into a US Marine helicopter for medical ev...

Date: 1945-04 

Description: View of the gloved hands of a pair of surgeons as they begin to operate on a patient in Japan. One person holds a scalpel over a portion of an exposed ankl...

Date: 1910-10 ca.

Description: Copy photograph of a man posed sitting in jail, probably John Deitz in Hayward. He appears to have a cast or bandage on his left hand. A young girl is visi...

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Survivors of a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi wait on or with stretchers for a helicopter medical evacuation in a grassy field.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A general store counter at Weigands Bay. Two women are behind the counter, with boxes of cigars on display behind them. Other canned goods are on the shelv...

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Description: Marine Roy Elgin Jones lays wounded on the deck of the USS "Samaritan" in Iwo Jima. A medic sits next to him filling out a card on a clipboard.

Date: 1963-04-29 

Description: A majorette girl is waving her baton with one arm, while her other arm is in a sling.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Jerome J. Moore outdoors at their home next to the Wisconsin Central Railroad tracks. Mr. Moore has a pipe in his mouth and is walking on crut...

Date: 1931-09-11 

Description: Alfred Deering, who received a wound to the head, during the Doylestown bank robbery

Date: 1945-10-01 

Description: Private First Class William Fenton, wounded in Iwo Jima, laughs after being returned to the United States, to St. Albans Naval Hospital. He is lying down i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man with a bandaged foot sits in a chair holding crutches for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a suit jacket, hat, and tro...

Photograph

Woman on Stretcher

Date: 1962 

Description: Vietnamese woman on a stretcher being carried to a helicopter for medical evacuation. The woman was injured during a Viet Cong raid on the village of Vinh...

Date: 1943-08-09 

Description: Pfc. Harvey White of Minneapolis, Minnesota gives blood plasma to a wounded soldier lying on a stretcher, while civilian women and children look on from th...

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