Surgical experiments[ edit ] Throughout the s, J. Marion Simswho is often referred to as "the father of gynecology ", performed surgical experiments on enslaved African women, without anaesthesia. Seeing a research opportunity, he cut open her head, and inserted needle electrodes into her exposed brain matter.
During the migration, hundreds of links were broken. Links are being fixed as fast as possible. Please send an e-mail to afhra. Visiting the Agency Potential visitors to the AFHRA are very strongly encouraged to contact the Agency to let us know when you plan to arrive and how long you plan to stay.
We will attempt to accommodate all visitors, but security is tight and "drop-in" visitors may be denied entry, at least until the Agency staff can make the appropriate arrangements.
For additional information, see the Welcome page. This means that all documentation in the collection is relevant to the history of the Air Force and is significant enough to warrant permanent preservation.
Limited space makes it imperative that only documents of the greatest historical significance are included. Please do not send items such as flags, streamers, ribbons, medals, plaques, trophies, uniforms, instruments, aeronautical material, museum pieces, displays, and the like.
These should be sent to the National Museum of the Air Force.
Books, newspapers, and magazines are not accessionable either as they are usually archived elsewhere. If you are sending photographs with your collection please ensure that they are labeled as accurately as possible. Remove all home addresses, phone numbers, and Social Security Numbers from each item.
This will ensure that the public, to include you, has access to these materials. Boxes that do not arrive in the above condition will be returned to the sender.The Air Force Historical Research Agency is the repository for Air Force historical documents.
The Agency's collection, begun in Washington, DC, during World War II, moved in to Maxwell Air Force Base, the site of Air University, to provide research facilities for professional military. A soldier holds an American flag on an aircraft over a baseball stadium - Staff Sgt.
Kori Myers, th Flight Test Squadron load master, waves the American flag out of the back of a C The Revolutionary War Soldier image on the left is a detail from the painting, Battle of Long Island, by Domenick D'Andrea, part of the National Guard Heritage Series.
The modern-day Soldier on the right is from the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry, 2d Infantry Division.
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