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Exhibit poster showing two scenes "At work again" and "Back to the farm" in which men using "working protheses" perform manual labor in a woodworking shop and on a farm.
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Title: At Work Again, Back To The Farm
From: Exhibit Of The Red Cross Institute For Crippled And Disabled Men And The Red Cross Institute For The Blind
Original caption: A good substitute for a lost right arm enables this poilu to take up wood-turning at the School of Re-Education at Montpelier, France.

A double arm amputation did not keep this Frenchman from joining the army of workers after he was discharged from the army of fighters. He was taught farming at Lyon, France.

Physical handicaps are made up for so far as possible by modern artificial appliances - "Working prostheses" they are called - which replace the missing limb. Men in the mechanical trades are fitted with chucks in which can be fitted interchangeably the various tools of their calling.
Creator: n/a
Date: 1919
Format: Poster
Source: Library of Congress
Control no.: POS - WWI - US, no. 30 (C size) [P&P]
Keywords: Agriculture; American Red Cross; Amputees; Assistive Technology; Economics; Employment; France; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Medicine & Science; Physical Disability; Prosthesis; Public Health; Publicity; Service Organizations; Technology & Equipment; Veterans; Veterans & Military; Vocational Rehabilitation; War; Work; WWI
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations

Objects From This Artifact:
- A Successful Workman (still)
- At Work Again, Back To The Farm (still)
- Back Home (still)
- Facts Of Interest To The Disabled Soldier Or Sailor (still)
- First Steps To Usefulness (still)
- Future Members Of The Fourth Estate (still)
- Future Ship Workers, A One-armed Welder (still)
- Good Use Of Time In Hospital (still)
- India Restores Her War Cripples To Self-support (still)
- In France, Two Popular Trades Taught Disabled Soldiers Are Cabinet-making And Tailoring (still)
- Learning To Walk For The Second Time (still)
- No Longer Out Of A Job (still)
- Reading And Writing Are Not Lost Arts To Blinded Men (still)
- The Disabled Man Who Is Profitably Employed Is No Longer Handicapped (still)
- The Lure Of The Movies (still)
- What Can The Blinded Man Do In The World Of Commerce And Industry (still)
- With Compass And T-square (still)