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http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/20150417SG028.jpg
First introduced in 1900, the Kodak Brownie camera sold for only $1.00, and allowed users to make photographs easily and cheaply. Brownies were portable and recorded people as they were and as they wanted to be seen at the beach, at Coney Island, on…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Eskind_VUMC-Camp_Hospital_France-1918.jpg
One of 122 camp hospitals, Camp Hospital 28 opened February 4, 1918, and housed wounded troops from 40 miles around Nevers. Vanderbilt Unit S took over the hospital March 7. From February until December, the staff treated over 3,000 cases. The…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Eskind_VUMC-Cancer_Cell-1956-42.jpg
Dr. Ernest Goodpasture was chair of pathology at Vanderbilt University from 1924-1955 and remains known for his work developing vaccines by culturing them in fertile chicken eggs. Goodpasture used so-called immortal HeLa cells as many pathologists…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Eskind_VUMC-E_Goodpasture-scrapbook.jpg
Ernest Goodpasture studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University, earning his M.D. in 1912. He became interested in vaccines working at Chelsea Naval Hospital’s pathology lab during the 1918 influenza epidemic. In 1925, Dr. Goodpasture arrived at…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Eskind_VUMC-K_Anderson-Scrapbook-A.jpg
Katherine Anderson (1909-1995) received a PhD in bacteriology from Vanderbilt in 1940. Her interest in viruses led to her work in Dr. Goodpasture's lab. The couple married in 1945, after which she worked on environmental issues, natural habitats and…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Eskind_VUMC-K_Anderson-Scrapbook-B.jpg
Katherine Anderson (1909-1995) received a PhD in bacteriology from Vanderbilt in 1940. Her interest in viruses led to her work in Dr. Ernest Goodpasture's lab. The couple married in 1945, after which she worked on environmental issues, natural…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Eskind_VUMC-Lt.Kennon-1917.jpg
Dr. William G. Kennon specialized in surgery of the eye, ear, nose and throat. Vanderbilt and other medical schools recruited doctors and nurses to assist the American Expeditionary Force in France after the U.S. joined the war in 1917. One of 12…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Eskind_VUMC-Transit_in_France-1918.jpg
Many soldiers in the American Expeditionary Forces took their cameras to war. The unknown photographer was likely part of the Vanderbilt Unit serving at Camp Hospital 28. Despite the Army Signal Corps’ sales of souvenir photographs of units and AEF…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Eskind_VUMC-WW1-Hospital_Mess-1918.jpg
The American Expeditionary Forces depended upon regular train service and hospitals were positioned near major railroad junctions. Nevers, 150 miles south of Paris, was a central supply depot for matériel, veterinary hospitals and hospitals.…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Eskind_VUMC-WW1-Nurses-1918.jpg
Few nurses were identified in the Army Signal Corps photographs of nursing units. The Vanderbilt Unit included doctors and local nurses from Davidson County. Head Nurse Catherine Sinnot had worked for St. Thomas Hospital and was awarded the…
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