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 Susan L. Speaker ~ The National Library of Medicine recently launched a new Profiles in Science site featuring psychiatrist Lawrence Kolb (1881–1972). This Profile
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 bloggers Ariel Ludwig, Jessica Brabble, and E. Thomas Ewing, from Virginia Tech to explore the use of masks on World War
By Mark S. Micale ~ This essay was originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011 and also available on Medicine on
In 2019, Circulating Now published two blog posts about a scrapbook NLM had recently acquired. One post related the history of Leek Island Military Hospital
By Krista Stracka ~ When times get tough, a much-needed laugh can cut through the stress and fears that accompany uncertainty. But for those cooped
By Matthew Stibbe ~ Even before the guns fell silent in Northern France and Belgium on November 11, 1918, the prevalence of mental disturbance among
By Aliya Rahman ~ The 1918 scrapbook I wrote about in Seeking Leek Island: A Place of Healing reveals Leek Island Military Hospital as a
By Aliya Rahman ~ Across the globe, World War I—known by contemporaries as the “The War to End All Wars” —took millions of lives and