University Hospital - Open-heart Surgery


A NY Channel 5 cameraman films an operation (not in view) from above. Additional television crew members are visible, as is a nurse. One of a series of photos from an open-heart surgery performed in 1958 on Miss Mabel Chin by Dr. Jere Lord, Jr. The operation was filmed by NY Channel 5 and televised on May 6, 1958. Classification numbers for the entire group of photos: 022 .C .55-.65, all in File #22.