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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

"Paraplegic Santa "at Kennedy General Hospital, 1945

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Object ID: WV0426.6.003

Description: A paraplegic patient at Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, is dressed as Santa Claus with a home-made mask in 1945. A large pair of crutches are behind the Santa, and Christmas stockings, candles, and a banner proclaiming "Merry Christmas" can be seen in the background.

Collection: Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers

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