A Work Projects Administration (W.P.A) worker uses a power saw to cut gauze into strips in a room at Colorado General Hospital, University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. The man wears a white shirt and has his sleeves rolled up to his elbows. His necktie is tucked into his shirt. Gauze trails from a large roll mounted on the end of the table.
Formerly RMN699.; Stamped on back of print: "Federal Works Agency, Work Projects Administration, 810 - 14th Street, Denver, Colorado."; Title supplied.; Typewritten on back of print: "WPA worker at Colorado General Hospital cutting gauze for surgical dressings. This worker also answers orderly calls.; "Is Part Of" term supplied by cataloger. R7100285766
1 negative ; 5 x 7 cm. (2 x 2 1/2 in.); 1 photographic print ; 21 x 26 cm. (8 x 10 in.)
Is Part Of
United States. Work Projects Administration--People--1940-1950.; Colorado General Hospital (Denver, Colo.)--Equipment & supplies--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gauze--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Hospitals--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Medical equipment & supplies--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Medical personnel--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Saws--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
Source: W.P.A. Photo.
Restrictions applying to use or reproduction of this image available from the Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library.
Reproduction Available for Purchase
Yes (digital reproduction)
Type of Material
Film negatives.; Photographic prints.; Imaged.; Image