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Catalog Number 1982.219.006
Description Canvas Stretcher, c. 1941-1945. Part of Block Warden's first aid kit used during World War II by Gladys M. Browning of Burlingame, CA. Rectangular piece of off-white cotton canvas with a thin blue stripe printed near the edge. The long sides are folded over approximately 4" and machine stitched to create pockets to use with a frame for carrying. The stretcher is folded over several times to compact it for storage.
Object Name Stretcher
Collection 3D - Medical & Psychological Tools & Equipment
Title Canvas Stretcher, c. 1941-1945
Date c. 1941-1945
Creator Unknown
Role Producer
Inscription Text none
Provenance Used during World War II by Gladys M. Browning of Burlingame, CA
Dimensions H-6.125 W-9.25 D-1.875 inches
Dimension Details 6.125 x 9.25 x 1.875 (folded)
Medium Textile
Search Terms Browning, Gladys M.
First Aid
Medical Equipment
World War II
World War Two
Subjects First aid
Medical aspects of war
Medical equipment & supplies
World War II
People Browning, Gladys M.