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Peer Pressure: 1942

Peer Pressure: 1942

February 1942. Woodville, California. "FSA farm workers' community. Demonstration of 'pressure spot' to stop arterial bleeding at the first aid class." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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Stop the bleeding!

“Well, your honor, he had a scalp wound, so I put a tourniquet around his neck, and tightened it until the bleeding stopped. Unfortunately, he did not survive.”

Bye, Bye Birdie!

Ma said I could wring your neck for flipping me off at the first aid class the other night.

They're here!

He's actually demonstrating the Vulcan Nerve Pinch.

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