Doc Gives Injection 3

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Item Details

Title

Doc Gives Injection 3

Subject

Injections
Medical equipment & supplies
Medical personnel
Military life
Military uniforms
Speers, Dr. Louis

Description

"Flight Doc giving injection Dr. Louis Speers" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Giving Shots. Flight Surgeon 1st Lt Louis Speers wields the needle. Typhus, tetanus, cholera, and other inoculations kept tropical diseases under control. Describing the process to Martha, Hill wrote, 'Got a cholera shot this evening. Routine. We have had so many, but they pay dividends. Now, if they could just find some succesful cure for jungle rot. It's an infection similar to impetigo - usually starts on the hands between the fingers as little watery blisters. It can be a 'homer' [to the U.S.] and it's exceedingly disagreeable even in the mildest form." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

1943

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.008

Spatial Coverage

Salinas, CA

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill

Position: 1913 (3 views)