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Entering the Uranium Tunnel

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...
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Out of Action

Date: January 13 1967
Description: Dejected skier at home with cast and crutches, after breaking her leg practicing for competition.
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Majorette with Baton

Date: April 29 1963
Description: Rose Sorenson is waving her baton with one arm, while her other arm is in a sling.
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Markham Waves to the Crowd

Date: September 1936
Description: Beryl Markham, a former Kenyan bush pilot, waves to the crowd as she arrives at Floyd Bennett Field in New York. She had just completed the first solo east...
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Confined to Bed

Date: August 28 1960
Description: An insurance executive carries on with work after he was hit by a car, dictating letters to his secretary from his hospital bed, with his leg in traction.
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Charles Motisi in Traction

Date: September 18 1933
Description: Charles Motisi lying in a hospital bed with his foot in traction at Madison General Hospital with the first football injury of the season.
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Alfred Deering in front of Doylestown Bank

Date: September 11 1931
Description: Alfred Deering, on the steps in front of the Doylestown Bank, holding his hat. He received a wound to the head during the Doylestown bank robbery. Men are...
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Doylestown Bank Robbery, Gunshot Victim

Date: September 11 1931
Description: Portrait of W.J. Baw, Doylestown Bank robbery gunshot victim, who was shot through the wrist as he attempted, with only a brick as a weapon, to attack one...
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Charles Tounson

Date: 1965
Description: Charles Tounson with bandaged head.
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Obed Hussey

Date: 1850
Description: Quarter-length portrait of inventor Obed Hussey (1782?-1860) as it appeared in W.T. Hutchinson's biography of Cyrus Hall McCormick. He is wearing an eye pa...
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Wounded Marine

Date: February 1945
Description: Corporal William (Bill) Fenton lays badly wounded, waiting for medical treatment. There is a note on his shirt that reads "urgent." Fenton survived the inj...
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Sgt. Vincent Brencick, Injured Soldier

Date: 1945
Description: Sgt. Vincent Brencick, USMC, IV Division, commander and sole survivor of the crew of the General Sherman tank Capetown, set afire by a mine. Sgt. Br...
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Wounded Union Civil War Soldier

Date: 1886
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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Wounded Marine in Iwo Jima

Date: February 1945
Description: A marine from the USS "Samaritan" lays on a stretcher with his eyes bandaged.
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Child with Injured Foot

Date: August 1957
Description: A young Algerian girl has her foot treated by a Red Crescent (Red Cross equivalent) worker in a tent. The man is wrapping the girl's foot in bandages. She...
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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...
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Lucius Fairchild

Date: November 1863
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...
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Smokey Bear with Dr. Edwin J. Smith

Date: 1950
Description: Smokey Bear cub receives treatment from Dr. Edwin J. Smith of Santa Fe, for burns he suffered in a forest fire.
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Man in Hayward County Jail

Date: October 1910
Description: Copy photograph of a man posing sitting in jail, probably John Deitz in Hayward. He appears to have a cast or bandage on his left hand. A young girl is sta...
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Red Cross Sponsored Singing Group

Date: June 07 1945
Description: Group portrait of Red Cross sponsored group, "Parlor Tricks", who entertain convalescent patients in the Army Air Force's regional hosptial at Truax Field....

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