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Iron lung used at Kenny Institute

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Description 'The Emerson Respirator' manufactured by the J.H. Emerson Co., Cambridge 40, MA, 1953. Juvenile size iron lung used at Sister Kenny Institute, Minneapolis, to treat victims of polio.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 76 inches length
60 inches height
28 inches width
Nomenclature Medical equipment
Creation Made by: J.H. Emerson Company
Made in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Subjects Used by: Sister Kenny Institute
Made in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Used in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Children and adolescents
Medicine. Medical Equipment & Supplies. Patient Aids & Accessories
Dates Creation: Exactly 1953
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1996.252.1
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