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Exhibit poster showing a man recovering from war wounds at Walter Reed Hospital learning the craft of engraving.
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Title: Good Use Of Time In Hospital
From: Exhibit Of The Red Cross Institute For Crippled And Disabled Men And The Red Cross Institute For The Blind
Original caption: The period of treatment in hospital can be put to good use by men who will be discharged cured as well as by men who will be permanently disabled. This soldier at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington is enjoying instruction in the elements of engraving
Creator: n/a
Date: 1919
Format: Poster
Source: Library of Congress
Control no.: POS - WWI - US, no. 43 (C size) [P&P]
Keywords: American Red Cross; Amputees; Economics; Employment; Hospitals; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Physical Disability; Publicity; Service Organizations; Veterans; Veterans & Military; Vocational Rehabilitation; War; Washington, DC; 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)