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Alfred Eisenstaedt1944-07

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Doctor in a hearse recording case history before admitting new patient to emergency hospital treating child victims of polio epidemic. Shortage of ambulances made it necessary to bring patients in hearses.

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  • Date: 1944-07
  • Location: Hickory, NC, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: American, Polio, Diseases, Doctors, Medicine, Vintage Print, Treatment, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_749877
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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