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Project HOPE: Forty Years of American Medicine Abroad

April 17, 1998 – July 8, 1998

American History Museum
12th and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Location: 2nd floor, West Wing, History-in-the-News case

This small case features photos and objects that explore the work of the S.S. HOPE, the first peace time hospital ship, run by Health Opportunities for People Everywhere, an American medical philanthropy founded in Washington, DC, in 1958.

Online exhibition