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Medical hammer. Nickel-plated with red rubber head. Belonged to John R. Brinkley (1885-1942). Brinkley first established his medical practice in Milford, Kansas in 1917. He gained national fame as a "goat gland" doctor, and further promoted himself and his procedure on his own radio station, KFKB. Brinkley shifted his operations to Del Rio, Texas in the early 1930s, and relocated again to Little Rock, Arkansas in 1938.

Date: between 1917 and 1940

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Item Number: 370886
KSHS Identifier: 1982.43.4

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