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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Pince-Nez in Suede Case
Pince-Nez in Suede Case Metal, glass, housed in suede pouch with plastic button.
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Eyeglasses
Eyeglasses Metal, glass lenses, stickers.
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Eyeglasses with Chain
Eyeglasses with Chain Metal frames with chain.
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Test Frames
Test Frames Metal
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Red Cross Nurse Uniform
Red Cross Nurse Uniform Length from shoulder: 49",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"1918 Red Cross nursing uniform including a collared, button down white dress with a cream colored full apron that has a red cross on the chest and staining present."
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MCSC Student Public Health Nurse Uniform
MCSC Student Public Health Nurse Uniform Length from shoulder: 45",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"MUSC student public health nursing uniform used between 1925 and 1968. The uniform consists of blue dress with white buttons and detachable white collar and sleeves. The uniform would have been worn with a matching blue hat, white stockings, and white shoes. Additionally a navy blue wool cape with gold buttons and red interior could would have been worn in the winter."
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MCSC Student Nurse Uniform
MCSC Student Nurse Uniform Length from shoulder: 45",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"MUSC student nursing uniform used between 1925 and 1968. The uniform consists of blue dress with white buttons and detachable white collar and sleeves and white bib lays over the chest with a white apron tied at the wait. The uniform would have been worn with a white hat, white stockings, and white shoes. Additionally a navy blue wool cape with gold buttons and red interior could would have been worn in the winter."
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Student Nurse Cape
Student Nurse Cape Length from shoulder: 34",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"Navy blue woollen broadcloth cape with red interior, MCSC embroidered around the standup collar in yellow thread and gold buttons manufactured by S. Eisener Co., Redbank, N.J. that have the image of a palm tree with an arrow through it and read,"ANIMISO O PIEUSQUE PARATI" The cape would have been worn with the 1925-1968 MUSC student and MUSC student public health uniforms while crossing streets from the nurses' homes and during formal occasion with the 1925-1968, i.e. the Florence Nightingale Services."
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World War II Nurse Uniform
World War II Nurse Uniform Length from shoulder: 44",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"World War II Military uniform used by Ruth Chamberlain. The uniform is wool in "Roosevelt" green and includes a belted skirt and double breasted blazer with and matching hat. Underneath a khaki colored, long-sleeved shirt and tie was worn."
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Student Nurse Uniform
Student Nurse Uniform Length from shoulder: 42",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"Light blue dress uniform in a size 34 made of 25% cotton and 75% dacron polyester. The dress is one piece with button closures and attached white ruffled bib, white collar and white sleeves. This uniform would have been worn with natural colored stockings and navy shoes."
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Examining Table
Examining Table Interior design and furnishings: Furniture. medical.
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Air-Fluidized Bed
Air-Fluidized Bed Interior design and Furnishings: Furniture. Medical. Prototype of the "Air-Fluidized Bed used to treat burn victims at MUSC and developed by Mr T.S. Hargest. The bed is made of synthetic fabric and metal. Housed in a green felt lined wood box."
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Hypodermic Syringe
Hypodermic Syringe Injections: Set.
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The DeFord Somnoform Inhaler
The DeFord Somnoform Inhaler Inhaler-5 x 13.5 x 8 booklet- 8 x 9.75" Gauze- 2.25 x 1.5 x 1" Anesthesia, inhalation: Inhaler/mask: Inhaler. The head unit contains a rubber covered metal mouthpiece, nose cover, exhaling valve, valve containing Somnoform and air, capsule chamber and rubber bag." Device would fit over the head and nose of the patient with the bag sitting behind the head of the patient. Somnoform (60% ethyl chloride, 35% methyl chloride and 5% ethyl bromide) was used to anaesthetize patients during dental surgery. An illustrative booklet came with the set.
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Forceps
Forceps Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel surgery forceps that could have been used in most surgeries. Metal is heavily rusted.
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Eyeglasses
Eyeglasses Gold, glass lenses housed in velvet lined silver case.
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"Pearl Sago" Pharmacy Bottle, G.W. Aimar Pharmacy
"Pearl Sago" Pharmacy Bottle, G.W. Aimar Pharmacy Glass pharmacy bottle, 6 x 1.75 x 1.75"Pearl Sago. Sold by G.W. Aimar, Chemist and Apothecary. Cor, King & Vanderhorst Sts., Opposite the Citadel. Charleston, S.C." Pearl sago is a starch derived from the stem of the Sago palm.
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Medicine Chest
Medicine Chest Glass bottles housed in wood chest with brass handles housing empty glass medicine bottles with glass stoppers and two drawers filled with a brass pocket scale, glass mortar and pestle, and various glass medicine bottles.
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Caulk REPELAC
Caulk REPELAC For a 360 degree view of the object, place cursor over image, click, and drag to the left or right. Requires Quicktime player. 2.0625 x 1.25 x 0.75". Dental restoration, permanent: alloy/amalgam. Clear glass bottle with red plastic screw on cap and paper label. (record 2008-19MDM)
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Atomizer
Atomizer For a 360 degree view of the object, place cursor over image, click, and drag to the left or right. Requires Quicktime player. 2.5 x 0.5 x 1. Nebulizer and vaporizers: Atomizer."Clear glass atomizer with metal nasal douche. Gold and peach paper label reading "Aristaloy". Missing rubber hand-ball."
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