Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Forceps - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at KSHS.reference@ks.gov or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.

For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

Hemostatic forceps. Made by Kny-Scheerer, Germany. 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

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 371624
KSHS Identifier: 1982.43.5

Copyright © 2007-2020 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.