By Mark Harrison ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. In 1870–71 the Prussian war machine tore through France with ruthless
Katrin Schultheiss, Ph.D. will speak on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 2:00 ET in the Lister Hill Auditorium at the National Library of Medicine. Dr.
At last, Dr. Bayne-Jones received word that he would be released from army service in May 1919. By early June, he was back in the U.S. for the first time in over two years.
Sarah Runcie, PhD, on her article in the new open-access book Viral Networks: Connecting Digital Humanities and Medical History
By Susan L. Speaker ~ The newspaper headlines on November 11, 1918 were exultant: after more than four long years, the Great War was over!
By Susan Speaker ~ In an earlier post, I highlighted the wartime experiences of Sir William Osler, who is often called “the father of American
By Kenneth M. Koyle ~ The 4th of July is a day to celebrate America’s independence, an occasion often marked with a wide range of
By Susan Speaker ~ In recent posts, we’ve featured Base Hospital #4, the first group of American Expeditionary Force (AEF) medical personnel to join the
By Susan Speaker ~ On May 18, 1917, the Base Hospital #4 group arrived in Liverpool on the HMS Orduna. They were the first of
By Susan Speaker ~ The United States declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917. Just one month later, the first unit of the American