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Exhibit poster showing a portrait photograph of a man who lost his arm in an industrial accident, also shows a view of him at a machine in a woodworking shop.
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Title: A Successful Workman
From: Exhibit Of The Red Cross Institute For Crippled And Disabled Men And The Red Cross Institute For The Blind
Original caption: This man who lost an arm in an industrial accident in Cleveland, invented a good substitute arm, wears it at work, and uses it in earning his living. He has made good by his own unaided efforts. The average man, however, needs a lift in the way of training.
Creator: n/a
Date: 1919
Format: Poster
Source: Library of Congress
Control no.: POS - WWI - US, no. 42 (C size) [P&P]
Keywords: American Red Cross; Amputees; Assistive Technology; Cleveland, OH; Economics; Employment; Industry; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Ohio; Physical Disability; Prosthesis; Publicity; Service Organizations; 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)