Trailer Clinic

Title

Trailer Clinic

Description

Dr. L.E. Burney and Nurse Fran Miller, members of the Public Health Service staff traveled with the trailer which was built for use in a syphilis project in Georgia.

U.S. Public Health Service used trailer clinic in war against syphilis in Washington DC during 1937. It was equipped with an operating table for examination of patients, a sink, sterilizer, and other equipment needed to administer to sufferers of the dread disease

Creator

Harris & Ewing

Date

1937

Source

https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/hec/23200/23246r.jpg

Relation

Rights

Source: U.S. Public Health Service uses trailer clinic. (n.d.). Library of Congree. Retrieved Oct 24, 2012, from http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/hec2009009944/

Publisher

Library of Congress

Contributor

Library of Congress

Format

Medium: Photograph

Language

English

Type

Health Service

Identifier

Public Health Service, L.E. Burney, Fran Miller, Syphilis, Health, Disease, Public Health

Coverage

Georgia

Files

trailerclinic.jpg

Reference

Harris & Ewing, Trailer Clinic, Library of Congress, 1937

Cite As

Harris & Ewing, “Trailer Clinic,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 19, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/228.