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Prosthetic leg made in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and used by Frank McElroy Bemis of Saint Cloud, who lost his leg through complications from polio at age three. This artificial limb was made for him when he was about 15 so that he could attend high school at Saint Thomas Academy, circa 1913.
Content Category: artifacts
34 1/2 inches height
6 1/2 inches width
wood (plant material)
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Used by: Bemis, Frank McElroy
Used in: Saint Cloud, Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Medicine. Medical Equipment & Supplies. Patient Aids & Accessories
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
1999.195.1.A,B (Accession Number)