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World War I hospital photographs

World War I hospital photographs

Descriptive Summary

Title: World War I hospital photographs
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1918
Language: English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms3386
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of photographs, undated, portraying images of mostly unidentified military hospitals during World War I. One photograph with an identified hospital shows a group of officers and nurses in front of Officers Ward U.S. Army General Hospital No. 1. Photographs depict various groups of doctors, nurses, and wounded soldiers; and dining halls, dining staff, and a hospital baseball team. A few photographs are of nurses, probably at the nurses' rest home, and German soldiers in the field.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

World War I hospital photographs, ms3386, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Photographs.
United States. Army
World War, 1914-1918 -- Photographs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Hospital - inside, outside
#1 - Group photo outside USA General Hospital No. 1 #2 - USA General Hospital No. 1 #3 - Group photo inside hospital (doctors, nurses, officers) #4 - Group photo inside hospital (officers) #5 - Group photo outside hospital (soldiers, nurses) #6 - Group photo outside hospital (soldiers, nurses, officers) #7 - Group inside hospital (nurses, officers) at leisure
 
12Surgeries
#8 - Doctor working on wounded soldier, nurses around, amputee sitting nearby #9 - Doctors performing surgery on soldier (with nurses) #10 - Demonstration of doctors examining soldier under sheet with other doctors sitting and watching #11 - Wounded soldiers (with doctors and nurses)
 
13Various Wards
#12 - Wounded soldiers (with nurses and officers) #13 - Wounded soldiers at rest or in wheelchairs (with nurse and officer) #14 - Wounded soldiers with nurse at rest #15 - Group photo of wounded soldiers (in chairs and beds) with nurses and doctors #16 - Group photo of wounded soldiers (in chairs and beds) with nurses #17 - Group photo of wounded soldiers (more at attention than previous images) #18 - Group photo of wounded soldiers in wheelchairs (with nurse and officer) #19 - Group photo of soldiers (in relative good health) with nurse #20 - Group of wounded soldiers (at various levels of health) with nurses #21 - Group photo of officers, soldiers, and nurse with a phonograph #22 - Group photo of wounded soldiers (injured arms, hands, legs most commonly) with a nurse and a dog #23 - Group photo with "more healthy" appearing soldiers (and nurse and possible doctor) #24 - Group of wounded soldiers at various levels of health #25 - Group photo of doctor, soldiers, and nurses with a phonograph #26 - Group photo with "more healthy" appearing soldiers (and nurses) #27 - Group photo with "more healthy" appearing soldiers (and nurses)
 
14Treatments
#28 - Two soldiers with leg injuries, tended to by doctor and nurses #29 - Soldier with pelvic wound being examined by two doctors and two nurses #30 - Grimly smiling soldier looking at camera while his leg is tended to by doctor and nurse #31 - Two soldiers in bed, doctor and nurse examining one #32 - Officer having his foot looked at with soldier in "steam box" on far #33 - Soldier being showered by man with another showered by machine in background (hydrotherapy) #34 - Five soldiers with leg/foot injuries on crutches with two nurses outside hospital
 
15Staff and Leisure
#36 - Cooking staff in kitchen at hospital #37 - Wounded soldiers resting outside on porch #38 - Soldiers eating dinner in formal dining room #39 - Soldiers in leisure area with officers and nurses by a pool table #40 - Soldiers at attention at guard duty at unknown location #41 - Soldiers in baseball uniforms by a baseball field (USA hats)
 
16Nurses
#42 - Nurses outside their separate residence in casual dress #43 - Nurses lined up in casual dress by their residence #44 - Nurses in casual dress, smiling (with cat), by residence #45 - Nurses in casual dress, smiling (with cat), on steps to residence #46 - Nurses on front lawn of residence #47 - Nurses inside their separate residence at leisure
 
17Assorted non-hospital
#48 - An officer at his desk with papers by tall telephone #49 - Three soldiers on horses #50 - German soldiers (with pickelhauben, or spiked helmets) in the field #51 - Postcard from Fort Oglethorpe, GA: "Waiting for orders, Souther Military Training Camp," with written note, address, and stamp