By Ginny A. Roth ~ This National Postcard Week, celebrated May 1-7 2022, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce its recent
Recently, a collection of more than 2,200 illustrated and real-photo postcards was generously donated to the National Library of Medicine by Dr. W. Bruce Fye,
By Ginny A. Roth ~ A gallery of WWI era postcards from the Zwerdling Postcard Collection.
By Ginny A. Roth The autumnal equinox has come and gone, and what lies ahead of us are cooler temperatures, falling leaves, and the beginning
By Karen Falk and Jeffrey S. Reznick During the past few years, the NLM History of Medicine Division has loaned items from its collections for
By Dan Caughey Photograph postcards, known as “real photo” postcards, were popular mementos to send to loved ones before and during World War I. There
This valentine is postmarked 1913, the year the newly founded Hall Brothers (now Hallmark) first offered Valentines for sale.
By Ginny A. Roth Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a