The museum's 1952 Emerson Iron Lung is on its way across the country in a comfy climate controlled, air-ride equipped trailer. It was picked up last week and will travel to San Francisco to be part of a documentary on the life of a woman who lived in an iron lung for more than 60… Continue reading Bon Voyage!
This year, one of the major hospitals in Youngstown, OH celebrates its centennial anniversary. The Rose Melnick Medical Museum is pleased to provide artifacts to support an exhibit that documents the history of Saint Elizabeth Health Center. In 1909, the citizens of Youngstown met to discuss the possibility of opening a hospital operated by nuns.… Continue reading Great local hospital turns 100
The Civil War Sesquicentennial kicks off this year with many events planned around the country and online. Check out the Civil War Preservation Trust website for news and events near you! The Rose Melnick Medical Museum is pleased to loan our Civil War- era surgical kit to a Pennsylvania museum putting on an exhibit about… Continue reading “With Bullets Singing All Around Me”