World War I hospital photographs

World War I hospital photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Unknown
Title: World War I hospital photographs
Dates: circa 1918
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms3386

Scope and Content Note

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.


Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

World War I hospital photographs, ms 3386, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Assorted (inside/outside the hospital), circa 1918
#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
 
2Surgeries, circa 1918
#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)
 
3Various Wards, circa 1918
#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)
 
4Treatments, circa 1918
#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
 
5Staff 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)
 
6Nurses, circa 1918
#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
 
7Misc. (non-hospital), circa 1918
#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