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Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Division of Medical Sciences, NMAH
Dates:
circa 1930s-1960s
Size:
36 Cubic feet (81 Films, 16mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0222
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Films vary in subject, production source, and intended audience. Includes both silent and sound black-and-white, and color films with sound.

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A new Mother and Father with their newborn. The mother will be stiff and sore for the first few days. Her doctor shows her some basic, gentle exercises for re-toning her muscles. The film covers discharges after birth, breastfeeding, exercises, and going home with baby.

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This film describes the three stages of childbirth. In stage one contractions begin, become harder and more frequent. Patient goes to the hospital and prepares for birth. Stage two begins when contractions come every three minutes, and mother is dilated sufficiently for baby to move down the canal with help from mother and doctor. And baby is bor...

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NMAH.AC.0222
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Produced for Medical Films, Inc. by Photo and Sound Productions ; direction, C. A. Larrance ; writer-director, D. M. Hatfield, PhD. ; director of photography, W. C. Eymann ; cinematography, K. F. Patton ; art director, F. P. Barker ; drawings, W. R. Larrance ; editing, G. H. Watson and C. A. Larrance. A public service presentation of the Allegheny ...

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The film starts with a statement indicating this is a normal birth. "Although the birth is typical, there are innumerable variations of the same general pattern of delivery. Your own experience may differ considerably in detail but in the main this is what you may expect." It then portrays each step of the delivery and birth. Also shows tying the ...

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NMAH.AC.0222
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Frontier Nursing Service, 1925. 1 reel (1635 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16mm. positive. Summary: In 1925 the new kind of "fetched-on" woman first appeared in the wild Kentucky highlands. In the saddle in all weathers, she found her way to isolated mountain cabins making friends with bright-eyed children, tending women in childbirth, spreading ideas of "fur...

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Creators:
Sheets, Millard, 1907-1989
Dates:
1907-1990
Size:
27.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sheemill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Millard Sheets papers comprise 27.6 linear feet of material dating from 1907 to 1990 with bulk dates spanning 1956 to 1981. The collection documents Sheets's career as a designer, painter, and muralist, and his personal and professional interests through correspondence, writings, lectures, printed material, drawings, slides, photographs, and ephemera.

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Robinson, Franklin A., Jr., 1959- (actor)
Dates:
1838-2014, undated
bulk 1872-1985
Size:
22.1 Cubic feet (67 boxes, 3 map-size folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0475
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting the farming and family life of the Robinson family of Prince George's County and after 1975, Charles County, Maryland. Papers documenting the farming and family of the Via family of Greene County, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Prince George's and Calvert Counties, Maryland, by 1949.

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