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Native Hospital in Johannesburg

 Item — Photograph: 20
Identifier: Photograph 20

Scope and Contents

: A feature of native hospitals on the gold mines in the spaciousness and modern design of the medical surgical wards.  This picture shows a surgical ward with partitions between every 4 beds an [sic] a wide corridor down the centre.  Behind the European medical officer in the foreground can be seen native male nurse attending to a patient.  The average tribal native much prefers to be attended by male nurses than by women - even native women. ; Photo No. J.33 Issued by the State Information Office, Pretoria ; Foto No. J.33 Uitgereik Deur Die Staatsinligtingskantoor, Pretoria ; 'N Kenmerk van naturelle-hospitale aan die goudmyne is die ruimte en moderne ontwerp van die mediese en heelkundige afdelings.  Hierdie foto toon 'n wye gang langs die middel.  Agter die blanke mediese beampte in die voorgrond kan 'n manlike naturelle-verpleger gesien word besig om 'n pasient te versorg.  Die gewone stam-naturelle hou veel meer daarvan om deur 'n verpleger as deur 'n verpleegster versorg te word. ; 20 ; J.33 ; UT 314 ; SA-56--Verso


  • ca. 1935-1977


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From the Collection: 121.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


17 x 22 cm.

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Part of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies Repository

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