Youngstown and World War I medicine

During World War I, the United States aided the Allies’ fight by setting up Base Hospitals in Europe. Base Hospital 31 was organized in Youngstown, OH in the beginning of 1917. The $50,000 needed to supply the hospital was funded by donations from the citizens and staffed by 300 volunteers from the local medical community […]

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“Life in the Lung” photo exhibit

The Rose Melnick Medical Museum will host a new temporary exhibit called “Life in the Lung” from Friday, July 6th to Friday, August 17th. The museum will hold special weekend hours for Summer Festival of the Arts. Saturday, July 7th: 10am to 7pm Sunday, July 8th: 11am to 5pm The exhibit will feature 20 photographs […]

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Old photographs found

While cleaning out a room in the museum, I found a shelf full of old photographs and negatives. Many of these photographs depicted local physicians and hospitals. I thought others might be interested in the images and decided that enlargements would be great decoration for the museum. I had 28 of the photographs scanned at […]

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