By Tal Golan ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Dr. William J. Morton (1845–1920) hurried his book The X-Ray: Or,
The atomic bomb exploded over Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. In this report issued in November 1945, Japanese army doctors labored to describe what they had seen and done.
By Michael Rhode, with Michael Sappol Essay originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Watch the films now on NLM’s Medical
By Ginny A. Roth The National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce its partnership with Flickr as a new member of The Commons. Public
One hundred years ago, in August 1914, the powers of Europe embarked upon a calamitous war which resulted in the death, mutilation, and suffering of
By Ginny A. Roth ~ Magic lantern slides were known for their colorful and dramatic qualities. This slide, as used for therapeutic purposes at St. Elizabeths Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in Washington, D.C. that opened in 1855.
By Ginny A. Roth If you can read this chart, then you may have very good vision. This international, multilingual eye-test chart is the creation