0.25 x 1.75 x 1.25" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. City Hospital Charleston, SC Training School for Nurses pin. The Carlopolis seal is in the center of the pin with blue accents on the exterior. Verso has an engraving that reads "Presented to Christina Lizzetta Waterman Nov. 8, 1897"
0.25 x 0.375 x 0.375". Commemorative and association items. Gold Fraternity Pin #2355 Delta Tau Delta Dental Fraternity. The pin is square in shape and has the fraternity letters surrounded by an eye stars and moons.
6 x 22 x 13". Prostheses and Implants: Artificial limbs. Wooden prosthetic leg with leather and metal that is hinged at the ankle to allow greater mobility for the wearer. It was worn by Mr. Walter Joseph Sylvia born in Cordsville, South Carolina in 1874 and worked as a brakeman for Southern Railways where he lost his leg in a rail accident in 1905. Mr.Tylee was reportedly very mobile using only this artificial leg and a cane until his death in 1937. The creator, the Hanger Company was founded by James Edwards Hanger who at age eighteen was the first amputee during the Civil War. Due to losing his own limb he was prompted to construct the "Hanger Leg".
9.5"x 12"x 9.5" Wood box with top shelf of glass bottles with glass stoppers and two drawers with various instruments including: glass mortar and pestle, glass beaker in leather case, metal syringe in leather box, two ebony instruments and a Bakelite spoon.