Staff in Duke Hospital's surgical instrument shop

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  • Hospital staff using machines and tools in the surgical instrument shop. The 984 sq. ft. shop was constructed around 1947, following plans by J. Deryl Hart, then chair of the Department of Surgery. In 1949, the shop was opened for the fabrication of surgical and medical instruments. Both the Dept. of Medicine and the Dept. of Surgery paid for this space to develop specialized medical tools and devices. George W. Newton was the first director of the shop.
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  • tch00002
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