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.
Tag: World War I
One Medical Officer’s Armistice Day
By Susan L. Speaker ~ The newspaper headlines on November 11, 1918 were exultant: after more than four long years, the Great War was over!
“Fit to Fight”: Home front Army doctors and VD during WW I
By Susan L. Speaker ~ After the United States entered the World War in April 1917, Dr. Wilbur Sawyer, a 37-year-old public health administrator with
Hidden Faces of WW1: Maxillofacial Portraits Preserved
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Katherine Akey. Ms. Akey is Adjunct Professor of Photography in the Corcoran School of the Arts at the George Washington
Max Beckmann: The Faces of World War I
By Ginny A. Roth ~ “My heart beats more for a rougher, commoner, more vulgar art … one that offers direct access to the terrible,
WWI—“Can Women Physicians Serve in the Army?”
By Susan L. Speaker ~ Women made substantial and visible contributions during the Great War. From the start they joined the war effort as nurses
The Young at Heart
By Ginny A. Roth ~ A gallery of WWI era postcards from the Zwerdling Postcard Collection.
By Susan Speaker ~ World War I is notable for the size of the armies involved, the huge number of casualties, and the vast amount
“Our dear Laddie has been taken”: Edward Revere Osler killed in Flanders, August 1917
By Susan Speaker ~ In an earlier post, I highlighted the wartime experiences of Sir William Osler, who is often called “the father of American
The U.S. Army Medical Department begins Operations in France
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