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Dr. Locke Treating Patients | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society

Postcard

Dr. Locke Treating Patients

Dr. Locke Treating Patients | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
Dr. Mahlon William Locke treating arthritis sufferers on the street in Williamsburg, Ontario, Canada. Many people have gathered to watch or to receive treatment, some in wheelchairs. A coffee shop, a gift shop, and a news stand, as well as cars lining the street, are visible in the background.
DESCRIPTION
Dr. Mahlon William Locke treating arthritis sufferers on the street in Williamsburg, Ontario, Canada. Many people have gathered to watch or to receive treatment, some in wheelchairs. A coffee shop, a gift shop, and a news stand, as well as cars lining the street, are visible in the background.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:64681
Creation Date:circa 1935
Creator Name:Unknown
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Genre:Postcard
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Dr. Locke treated arthritis through foot manipulation. He believed the condition was caused by fallen arches. Postcard postmarked June 4, 1925 from one of Dr. Locke's patients claiming to have seen miraculous results and experienced some improvement himself. Thousands flocked to Williamsburg to receive treatment from Dr. Locke who treated hundreds daily.
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Hats
Cities and towns
Patients
Physicians
Therapy
Wheelchairs
Crowds
Storefronts
Signs and signboards
Automobiles

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