Collection VC243 - Frank O. Richards Photographs

Studio portrait of Carl Heifetz, M.D. ,FACS. Studio portrait of LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., M.D. Oil portrait of Homer G. Phillips, Esq. Studio portrait of J.G. Probstein, FACS. Studio portrait of Frank O. Richards, M.D. Studio portrait of William H. Sinkler. Studio portrait of J.J. Thomas, M.D. Studio portrait of James S. Walker, Jr., Resident Surgeon, Homer G. Phillips Hospital Group portrait of the first entering class, Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing. Homer G. Phillips House Officers. Exterior view of the old City Hospital #2. Exterior view of the Homer G. Phillips Clinic Section. Exterior view of the Homer G. Phillips Clinic Section. Exterior view of Homer G. Phillips Hospital. Interior view of an empty ward, Homer G. Phillips Hospital.


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Frank O. Richards Photographs



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This collection consists of 63 Photographs, negatives and slides. The collection sonsists primarily of images of physicians, staff and structures of the Homer G. Phillips Hospital. The images were compiled by Frank O. Richards, M.D. as illustrations for his chapter "St. Louis Story - Homer G. Phillips Hospital," in: A Century of Black Surgeons: The U.S.A. Experience, ed. by Claude H. Organ and Margaret Kosiba (1987).

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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