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file
Collection ID:
Accession 90-068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Collection ID:
Accession 90-068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Dates:
2004 February 27
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0859
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Total Running Time: 28:20 In this portion of the interview, Phillips talks about his amputation surgery and a subsequent surgery (Ertl technique) 10 years later to correct the first amputation; being able to finally use his own foot designs because it no longer hurt his stump to do so; his experiences with the patent system and the toll litigation...

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Creators:
Contreras, Jose Melendez
Marques, Rene
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1972
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 58.2 x 49 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This movie poster boldly depicts a women's body cropped from the waist down, on crutches, missing a leg. The symmetrical composition, large planes of color and drastic cropping emphasize the missing limb and add drama. The script, adapted by Emilio Diaz Valcarcel, is based on a short story by Rene Marques. (From exhibition text by Marvette Perez.)

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Dates:
1888-1945
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0707
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series includes two scrapbooks. One scrapbook outlines the accident and amputation of Walter Jones Willard's leg, and the subsequent letters and cards of sympathy from friends of the Willard family. The other scrapbook contains newspaper clippings and photographs featuring inventions, ships, Broadway show programs and ticket stubs, and articles o...

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Creators:
Boyd, Walter Willard, Dr.
Boyd, John C.
Carpenter, Josephine
Dates:
1874-1945
Size:
6 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
2 Motion picture films
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0707
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers related to Dr. John C. Boyd's career as a U.S. Navy surgeon, including his commission, names recommended for awards, his casebook for 1874-1877, his correspondence, including two letterpress books, 1895-1902; photographs. Also photographs, especially those by his son, Dr. Walter Willard Boyd, of Dr. Harvey Cushing performing neurosurgical and other operations; two films (1931) of an operation; two scrapbooks, including one outlining an accident and eventual amputation of the leg of Walter Jones Willard (includes letters and sympathy cards).

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Film reels (4 hours 13 minutes, black-and-white silent; 8502 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot during an expedition sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution and the Dutch Committee for Scientific Research. Purpose of the expedition was to conduct ethnological investigations among the remote peoples of central Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya). Expedition traveled from Surabaja (east Java) up the Mamberamo River to its confluence wit...

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Level:
item
Size:
1 Photograph (8x10 in)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.176
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Pictured: left to right, Last Star, Blanket Woman, Runs Backward, Wolf Eagle, Kills at Night, White Horse Rider, Red Pearl 600:10: Last Star

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