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Description: H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett's damaged hand sustained in the Civil War permanently crippled his right hand.

Date: 1950 

Description: Smokey Bear cub receives treatment from Dr. Edwin J. Smith of Santa Fe, for burns he suffered in a forest fire.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, on a plane with wounded soldiers. Jensen is wearing a jumpsuit. There are stretchers attached to the sides of the plane with wou...

Date: 1954 

Description: Woman on crutches entering the front office of the uranium tunnel to receive a uranium treatment. Several men sitting in front of the storefront on benches...

Date: 1965-07-15 

Description: Medics treating Paratrooper Private First Class Richard F. Greene of Silver Springs, MD at Airborne battalion aid station at Santo Domingo, Dominican Repub...

Date: 1948-04-19 

Description: Visitng Nurse, Mrs. Helen Horehled, is assisting Mrs. Charles W. Swan. Mrs. Swan, age 82, is recuperating from a broken hip and is living with her son and...

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Civilians injured during a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi load into a helicopter for medical evacuation. Soldiers assist with the loading.

Photograph

Amputees

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Description: A carte-de-visite of John Schmit, Freddy Hill, Leland Fay and George Schmit, who were frozen on the night of March 10th and 11th, 1876, on the Green Bay an...

Date: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon depicts a man with his arm in a sling and using a crutch saying "I tried riding the...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1863-11 ca.

Description: Photograph of Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin made by Mathew Brady in Washington, D.C. about three months after the Battle of Gettysburg. Severely wo...

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 8, "The Nurse." The poster features a nurse tending to a fallen soldier. The subtitle at the bottom of the poster rea...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Second Lieutenant Louis Connick smiles for a photograph aboard USS "Samaritan", a hospital ship. He is lying in a bed and holding a cigarette. He is shirtl...

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: 1913 

Description: The wealthy playboy Jack Henderson (played by Owen Moore) has accidentally shot Mercy Baxter (Mary Pickford) in the arm and has carried her to her home in...

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: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon is under the heading "Hitching the Tractor to the Implement". The cartoon depicts a...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Two American soldiers carry a Vietnamese woman on a stretcher across a field in Vietnam.

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Description: Man displaying a horse with an abnormal rear left leg.

Date: 1936-04-25 

Description: The cartoon by Gib Crockett shows the Altmeyer and Astin figures wearing bandages and crutches, as though they have been beaten up. From a radio nearby the...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier examining his wound. The study was created as part of the work of the German panorama painters active in M...

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