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Lydia Ward, Guy's Hospital London 1907
Gas masks for babies tested, 1940
DSH - Stenciled onto doors to violent wards
Sheltering from the Blitz, October 5, 1940.
A penniless mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale. Chicago, 1948.
A nurse holding a lamp as she visits patients on a ward at Westminster Hospital, December 1940
New York circa 1917. "St. Luke's Hospital children's ward."
"A mother weeps after having to sell her children because of poverty." Chicago, 1948
Nurses carry babies during a gas drill in a London hospital during 1940.
Sister Marjorie Bott 1940 St. Thomas Hospital London