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First Blood Bank

Dr. Bernard Fantus established the first blood preservation laboratory on March 15, 1937. The innovation had an immediate impact on the field of medicine. Fantus was a physician at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. When he realized the need for blood storage and donations, the idea of a blood bank was born. His concept went nationally and later internationally.

Let the Games Begin!

"Today, all of you young athletes are in the arena. Many of you will win, but even more important, ... more

20th Century Limited

The 20th Century Limited was considered the most luxurious way to travel by train in the early ... more

Kansas City Massacre

The Kansas City Massacre occurred on the morning of June 17, 1933. Law enforcement officers were ... more
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