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Medical Museum Science Café -Commemoration Through Rehabilitation: Reconstruction Aides and the Aftermath of World War I

When: November 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Ln
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Cost: Free
National Museum of Health and Medicine
(301) 319-3303

Historian Allison S. Finkelstein will share the postwar legacy of World War I reconstruction aides, civilian women who treated injured soldiers and formed the origins of the Army’s Medical Specialist Corps. After pioneering rehabilitation practices during WWI, these women worked to professionalize their field as they commemorated the war through their continued support of the men and women who served in it. FREE! Open to the public. No RSVP required. For more information, call (301) 319-3303 or email