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Dr. Kelley models the tape-covered driving goggles.

A Doctor, A Reporter, and A Kidnapping: A Physician's Abduction in Prohibition Era St. Louis

April 20, 1931, a night which would eventually set into motion a kidnapping, a murder, the theft of a baby, and multiple trials, was appropriately dark and stormy.
The Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey.

"The Green Sheet": Letters from Home During World War II

Beginning in 1942, the staff of the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis created and mailed “The Green Sheet,” a monthly newsletter which earned its nicknamed from the colored paper it was printed on. Officially named “216 South Kingshighway,” the missive was sent to members of Jewish Hospital serving in the military during World War II, and contained both news of the staff left at home, as well as excerpts from deployed staff members’ letters. The 31 issues held in the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives provide an intimate glimpse into the global experiences of St. Louis servicemembers during the Second World War.

"Occupation: Social Evil"

“There has been sin in the universe ever since Satan tore Heaven asunder and hell was born, and hand to hand with sin, down through the aisle of time, both in sacred and profane history, has stalked ‘The Scarlet Woman’ – at once man’s creation, man’s sorrow and man’s curse.” - "Missouri Republican", December 29, 1872
A nurse and patient at Ridge Farm, possibly 1920's.

“Honest food, sunshine, [and] pure air”: Ridge Farm convalescent hospital for children

Some 25 miles outside of St. Louis, on a hill overlooking the Meramec River near Valley Park, there once operated a convalescent hospital for children. Overseen by St. Louis Children’s Hospital, this hospital on 127 acres in the Missouri woods was officially called the Country Department of the St. Louis Children’s Hospital, but was commonly known as Ridge Farm.
The cover of the December 1953 issue of the Jewish Hospital publication '216'

Barnes Hospital and Jewish Hospital Publications Added to Digital Commons

Nearly 700 issues of publications distributed by Barnes and Jewish hospitals have been added to the Digital Commons @ Becker.
St. Louis Globe-Democrat article on the Jewish Hospital hepatitis outbreak, 1962

A Hospital ‘Whodunit’: The Hepatitis Outbreak of 1962 at The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis

In 1962, a hepatitis outbreak strikes staff members at Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. Somewhere within the city is the source of the infection, likely contaminated food or water – but where? Learn how investigators tracked the source of the outbreak in what writers of the time called a hospital ‘whodunit.’