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Oral history and transcript for an interview with Alasdair Conn, Strong Medicine Oral History Project

Oral history interview between Harvard History of Science Graduate Student Emily Harrison and doctor Alasdair Conn of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Taken 10 February 2014 in Ruth Sleeper Hall at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Topics include reaction to 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing and emergency and disaster…

Crocheted blanket from Blankies for Boston

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From a collection of cards and objects sent to the Brigham and Women's Hospital by well-wishers after the terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The collection represents a fraction of the items of support, sympathy, and encouragement sent from all over the country for the…

Paper crane messages

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From a collection of cards and objects sent to the Brigham and Women's Hospital by well-wishers after the terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The collection represents a fraction of the items of support, sympathy, and encouragement sent from all over the country for the…

Shoelace messages

From a collection of cards and objects sent to the Brigham and Women's Hospital by well-wishers after the terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The collection represents a fraction of the items of support, sympathy, and encouragement sent from all over the country for the survivors of the attack, and the medical people who…

Messages on beaded string

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From a collection of cards and objects sent to the Brigham and Women's Hospital by well-wishers after the terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The collection represents a fraction of the items of support, sympathy, and encouragement sent from all over the country for the…

"Love. Hope. Peace. Comfort"

From a collection of cards and objects sent to the Brigham and Women's Hospital by well-wishers after the terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The collection represents a fraction of the items of support, sympathy, and encouragement sent from all over the country for the survivors of the attack, and the medical people who…

Letter from young amputee

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From a collection of cards and objects sent to the Brigham and Women's Hospital by well-wishers after the terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The collection represents a fraction of the items of support, sympathy, and encouragement sent from all over the country for the…

"Dear Citizen"

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From a collection of cards and objects sent to the Brigham and Women's Hospital by well-wishers after the terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The collection represents a fraction of the items of support, sympathy, and encouragement sent from all over the country for the…

"Get whale soon!"

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From a collection of cards and objects sent to the Brigham and Women's Hospital by well-wishers after the terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The collection represents a fraction of the items of support, sympathy, and encouragement sent from all over the country for the…

"Finish Strong"

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From a collection of cards and objects sent to the Brigham and Women's Hospital by well-wishers after the terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The collection represents a fraction of the items of support, sympathy, and encouragement sent from all over the country for the…