Item Details

Aeronautic First Aid Kit

A.E. Halperin Co.; ACME Cotton Products Co.
Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Cloth; Cardboard; Metal
Summary
The kit is marked with a red cross on the front left side and the words, "Kit, First Aid, Aeronautic, U.S." The kit's back interior section holds two dyed and sterilized, large field first-aid dressings, U.S. Army Carlisle model. They were made by ACME Cotton Products Co. Inc., N.Y.C. The front section of the interior holds six packages: triangular, camouflaged, muslin bandage, field brown dressing, guaze bandage, dressing set M-2, and adhesive compresses. A pocket closed with a snap on the front of the kit contains a tourniquet.
Date Created
circa 1939 - 1945
Description
12 x 20 x 11 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Notes
Donated by Ann Chopivsky
Owned by Dr. Chopivsky
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts01890
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