By James Labosier ~ Read the first post in this series: “The Henkel Family in the Shenandoah: Medical Heritage.” War takes hold of everyday life
Explore a new addition to Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM, a curated, freely-accessible portal exploring digitized historical titles from the Library’s world-renowned audiovisuals collection.
Dr. Tom Ewing, Professor of History at Virginia Tech on the life and service of World War I Distinguished Service Cross recipient Dr. Urbane Bass. .
By Anne Rothfeld ~ Coffee shops today are ubiquitous: nearly every street corner, airport, hotel, grocery store offers coffee in a myriad of forms. Yet,
By Kenneth M. Koyle ~ In an earlier post Benjamin Forrest discussed the travails of the Union Army’s Ambulance Corps in the Civil War. This
Combat First Aid is a booklet originally published in Infantry Journal in May 1944. The guidance is designed to be easily recalled in an emergency and while it explains how to save a life, acknowledges that not every situation is survivable.
An interview with Matthew Stibbe, PhD on his NLM History Talk and his research on internment during the First World War.
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Jen Woronow. Her research explores historic and contemporary conflicts with an emphasis on examining the human side of war. Today
By Alexander Bay ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. This essay takes a look at an album of 50
By James Labosier ~ The Association of American Military Surgeons (AAMS) originated with only fifty members as the Association of Military Surgeons of the National