Pneumonia jacket, one piece of cross pattern stitched gauze-lined bandage. It is folded on one side so that medical personnel could put it on a patient who is lying down. Some slight stains and discolorations. 17.5" x 23" folded
Handwritten card "Pneumonia Jacket 3x6" 1 in package"
...the work of Miss Thora M. Brookings of Woodward, Iowa done during World War I and part of her course in instruction in Red Cross surgical dressings.
Cost of materials about $4.00 (for entire collection) @1917-1918.
Documents the home front war special services and war relief activities.
|Source||Brookings, Miss Thora M.|