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Color photo of flowers on the door to Trauma Room One at Parkland Hospital

Object Number: 1995.034.0006
Category: Photographs
Photographer: Claire Campbell
Type of Object: Photograph (color)
Dimensions: 7 x 5 in. (17.8 x 12.7 cm)
Medium: Paper
Description
Color photo of a flower arrangement hanging on the door to Trauma Room 1 at Parkland Hospital. The photographer, Claire Campbell, was a nurse at Parkland.

On the back of the photograph is a white label with black text printed on it that reads: "#6 Parkland Emergency Room in which President Kennedy died Nov. 22, 1963."

Curator's Notes

In the years after the Kennedy assassination, memorial wreaths were traditionally hung on the door to Trauma Room One to mark the anniversary. - Stephen Fagin, Curator 

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