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USS Morton: 1947

USS Morton: 1947

USS Morton (DD-948) a Forrest Sherman-class destroyer of the United States Navy. This is the ship Clarence V. Ward first sailed on to Japan.

Ward was sent with the US Army to provide ophthalmology care to war-refugee Japanese children and adults as well as American Service personnel.

From a photo album titled "Pictures from Japan and Elsewhere." Occupied Japan era, Captain Clarence V. Ward, US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan. Clarence lived in Peoria, Illinois (Feb. 13, 1922 - June 5, 2009).

Ward served in the US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan attaining the rank of Captain. He graduated from St. Bernard's Grade School in 1936; Spalding Institute in 1940; University of Notre Dame in 1944 where he earned his BS; and University of St. Louis School of Medicine in 1946. He served his internship at St. John's Hospital in St. Louis, MO from 1946-1947; Post Graduate at Northwestern University in Ophthalmology from 1949-1950; Residency at Hines Veterans Hospital in Hines, IL from 1950-1952 in Ophthalmology. He was an Ophthalmologist full time from 1952-1995 and part time from 1996-2004.

Hiroshima Graveyard: 1948

Hiroshima Graveyard: 1948

Hastily assembled graveyard of Hiroshima victims, one of thousands, located near the Genbaku Dome, Hiroshima, occupied Japan, March 7, 1948.

Captain Clarence V. Ward was sent with the US Army to provide ophthalmology care to war-refugee Japanese children and adults as well as American Service personnel.

From a photo album titled "Pictures from Japan and Elsewhere." Occupied Japan era, Captain Clarence V. Ward, US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan. Clarence lived in Peoria, Illinois (Feb. 13, 1922 - June 5, 2009).

Ward served in the US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan attaining the rank of Captain. He graduated from St. Bernard's Grade School in 1936; Spalding Institute in 1940; University of Notre Dame in 1944 where he earned his BS; and University of St. Louis School of Medicine in 1946. He served his internship at St. John's Hospital in St. Louis, MO from 1946-1947; Post Graduate at Northwestern University in Ophthalmology from 1949-1950; Residency at Hines Veterans Hospital in Hines, IL from 1950-1952 in Ophthalmology. He was an Ophthalmologist full time from 1952-1995 and part time from 1996-2004.

Under the Dome: 1948

Under the Dome: 1948

Underneath the roof of the Genbaku Dome, part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan. The Genbaku Dome was the only structure left standing at the center of where the first atomic bomb exploded. Picture taken on March 6, 1948.

Captain Clarence V. Ward was sent with the US Army to provide ophthalmology care to war-refugee Japanese children and adults as well as American Service personnel.

From a photo album titled "Pictures from Japan and Elsewhere." Occupied Japan era, Captain Clarence V. Ward, US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan. Clarence lived in Peoria, Illinois (Feb. 13, 1922 - June 5, 2009).

Ward served in the US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan attaining the rank of Captain. He graduated from St. Bernard's Grade School in 1936; Spalding Institute in 1940; University of Notre Dame in 1944 where he earned his BS; and University of St. Louis School of Medicine in 1946. He served his internship at St. John's Hospital in St. Louis, MO from 1946-1947; Post Graduate at Northwestern University in Ophthalmology from 1949-1950; Residency at Hines Veterans Hospital in Hines, IL from 1950-1952 in Ophthalmology. He was an Ophthalmologist full time from 1952-1995 and part time from 1996-2004.

Genbaku Dome: 1948

Genbaku Dome: 1948

"Erected By Hiroshima Children's Cultural Assoc In Memory of The Explosion And To Make The Event The CornerStone Of the Eternal World Peace." Sign at Genbaku Dome, part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan. The Genbaku Dome was the only structure left standing at the center of where the first atomic bomb exploded. Picture taken on March 6, 1948.

Captain Clarence V. Ward was sent with the US Army to provide ophthalmology care to war-refugee Japanese children and adults as well as American Service personnel.

From a photo album titled "Pictures from Japan and Elsewhere." Occupied Japan era, Captain Clarence V. Ward, US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan. Clarence lived in Peoria, Illinois (Feb. 13, 1922 - June 5, 2009).

Occupied Japan: 1948

Occupied Japan: 1948

Japanese children in route to the hospital in occupied Japan, 1948.

Captain Clarence V. Ward was sent with the US Army to provide ophthalmology care to war-refugee Japanese children and adults as well as American Service personnel.

From a photo album titled "Pictures from Japan and Elsewhere." Occupied Japan era, Captain Clarence V. Ward, US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan. Clarence lived in Peoria, Illinois (Feb. 13, 1922 - June 5, 2009).

Ward served in the US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan attaining the rank of Captain. He graduated from St. Bernard's Grade School in 1936; Spalding Institute in 1940; University of Notre Dame in 1944 where he earned his BS; and University of St. Louis School of Medicine in 1946. He served his internship at St. John's Hospital in St. Louis, MO from 1946-1947; Post Graduate at Northwestern University in Ophthalmology from 1949-1950; Residency at Hines Veterans Hospital in Hines, IL from 1950-1952 in Ophthalmology. He was an Ophthalmologist full time from 1952-1995 and part time from 1996-2004.

Visiting Ground Zero: 1948

Visiting Ground Zero: 1948

Captain Clarence V. Ward in front of the Genbaku Dome. The Genbaku Dome was the only building left standing near the hypocenter of the atomic bomb’s blast. Hiroshima, occupied Japan, March 7, 1948.

Captain Clarence V. Ward was sent with the US Army to provide ophthalmology care to war-refugee Japanese children and adults as well as American Service personnel.

From a photo album titled "Pictures from Japan and Elsewhere." Occupied Japan era, Captain Clarence V. Ward, US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan. Clarence lived in Peoria, Illinois (Feb. 13, 1922 - June 5, 2009).

Ward served in the US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan attaining the rank of Captain. He graduated from St. Bernard's Grade School in 1936; Spalding Institute in 1940; University of Notre Dame in 1944 where he earned his BS; and University of St. Louis School of Medicine in 1946. He served his internship at St. John's Hospital in St. Louis, MO from 1946-1947; Post Graduate at Northwestern University in Ophthalmology from 1949-1950; Residency at Hines Veterans Hospital in Hines, IL from 1950-1952 in Ophthalmology. He was an Ophthalmologist full time from 1952-1995 and part time from 1996-2004.

Senter: 1948

Senter: 1948

"This place is senter of ATOMIC-bond" graffiti scrawled on the side of the Genbaku Dome. The Genbaku Dome was the only building left standing near the hypocenter of the atomic bomb’s blast. Hiroshima, occupied Japan, March 6, 1948.

Captain Clarence V. Ward was sent with the US Army to provide ophthalmology care to war-refugee Japanese children and adults as well as American Service personnel.

From a photo album titled "Pictures from Japan and Elsewhere." Occupied Japan era, Captain Clarence V. Ward, US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan. Clarence lived in Peoria, Illinois (Feb. 13, 1922 - June 5, 2009).

Ward served in the US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan attaining the rank of Captain. He graduated from St. Bernard's Grade School in 1936; Spalding Institute in 1940; University of Notre Dame in 1944 where he earned his BS; and University of St. Louis School of Medicine in 1946. He served his internship at St. John's Hospital in St. Louis, MO from 1946-1947; Post Graduate at Northwestern University in Ophthalmology from 1949-1950; Residency at Hines Veterans Hospital in Hines, IL from 1950-1952 in Ophthalmology. He was an Ophthalmologist full time from 1952-1995 and part time from 1996-2004.

Ground Zero: 1948

Ground Zero: 1948

The actual center of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, March 6, 1948

Captain Clarence V. Ward was sent with the US Army to care for war-refugee Japanese kids/adults and American Service personnel with ophthalmology care.

From a Photo Album entitled "Pictures from Japan and Elsewhere", Occupied Japan era, Captain Clarence V. Ward, US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan. Clarence resided in Peoria, Illinois (Feb. 13, 1922 - June 5, 2009)

Clarence served in the US Army from 1947-1949, 28th General Hospital, Osaka, Japan attaining the rank of Captain. He graduated from St. Bernard's Grade School in 1936; Spalding Institute in 1940; University of Notre Dame in 1944 where he earned a BS; and University of St. Louis School of Medicine in 1946. He served his internship at St. John's Hospital in St. Louis, MO from 1946-1947; Post Graduate at Northwestern University in Ophthalmology from 1949-1950; Residency at Hines Veterans Hospital in Hines, IL from 1950-1952 in Ophthalmology. He was an Ophthalmologist full time from 1952-1995 and part time from 1996-2004.

Top-Down: 1955

Top-Down: 1955

During the 1950s it was common to pose for a photo with your new car. This 3-D slide shows a young man with his new 1955 Ford. View full size.

Mother and Daughters: 1910

Mother and Daughters: 1910

An unknown mother and her daughters sit for a portrait, circa 1910 or earlier in Pawnee City, Nebraska. From the original 4x5 glass negative.

Bicycle Music: 1902

Bicycle Music: 1902

The proprietor of a bicycle shop stands proudly behind the counter in May 1902. Like many bicycle dealers of the day, he carried a sideline of phonographs to generate income in the off-season. A small but handsome Columbia "Type AA" Graphophone with large accessory brass horn is displayed at his side.

Worster

Worster

From my personal collection. No idea where this is.

Friends

Friends

Friends forever. From personal collection.

Naptime in Nebraska: 1910

Naptime in Nebraska: 1910

Trying to get the Li'l Cornhusker to sleep. Pawnee City, Nebraska, circa 1910 or earlier. Scanned from a 4x5 inch glass negative. View full size.

Pup-Napped: 1910

Pup-Napped: 1910

The "Li'l Cornhusker" seen here earlier seems finally ready to sleep, in the company of the family dog. A 4x5 glass negative from Pawnee City, Nebraska, circa 1910 or earlier. View full size.

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