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Welch with Dr. Christian Herter and S. D. Herter and poliomyelitis rabbit, at Charlton
Irvington-on-Hudson, New York, 1887
Daniel Coit Gilman, president of The Johns Hopkins University, with Welch and his other
chief advisors from the early faculty. Seated, left to right: Basil Gildersleeve, Gilman,
Ira Remsen. Standing, H. A. Rowland and Welch.
Photograph by Jeffres, c.1901
Welch with the male members of the first graduating class of The Johns
Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1897
Seated front row: W. G. MacCallum, C. N. McBryde, W. S., Davis. Middle
row: J.L. Nichols, J. F. Mitchell, R. P. Strong, W. H. Welch, L.P. Hamburger, I. P. Lyon,
W. W. McCulloh. Back row: G. L. Hunner, E. L. Opie, C. R. Bardeen, F.A. Lupton, T. R.
Brown, O. B. Pancoast, C. A. Penrose, L. W. Day. (The female members of the class are not
"Some Welch Rabbits,"
drawing by Max Broedel, 1910.
Within the sphere of Welch's influence "...grew up a band of
devoted followers who received their inspiration from him and were prepared, when their
time came, to carry elsewhere the spirit of his laboratory and the influence of his
magnetic personality. These men were in truth his earliest disciples, and amongst them
were some who were destined to leave their mark upon American medicine."
Alan M. Chesney. The Johns Hopkins Hospital
and The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. A Chronicle. Volume
1. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1943
Pathology Staff, circa 1909-1910
Left to right: seated, M.C. Winternitz, W.H. Welch, G. H. Whipple. Standing, L. Selling,
J. H. King, T. P. Sprunt, W. S. Thomas
Welch with Surgeon General H.S. Cumming, Wm. F. Snow, and F.F. Russell
(taken in the Rouen Amphitheatre) Arles, France 1919
Photograph by Laurence Pumpelly
Welch and other officials escorting Elizabeth, Queen of the Belgians
during her tour of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, October 30, 1919
Winford Smith, superintendent of the hospital, and Welch show Queen
Elizabeth the outdoor bridges where patients were taken for fresh air.
All-American Conference on V.D. Control,
U.S. Public Health Service, November 28, 1920.
"Copy by Ed Althausen"
Welch served as president for the All-America Conference on Venereal Diseases
Yale University, Class of 1870,
50th Anniversary, June 1920
"Copy by Ed Althausen"
Welch with the Rockefeller Foundation China Medical Board, China, 1921
Welch on the far left, shares a light moment with John D. Rockefeller, center. (The other
individuals are unidentified.)
Left to right: Paul G. Shipley, Nina Simmonds, Welch, Elmer V. McCollum, Baltimore, 1924
Photograph by L.S. Fridericia, M.D.
Members of the International Congress of the History of Medicine
Taken on the steps of City Hall after reception by the Burgomaster of
Leyden, July 18, 1927.
(See Welch note for details of individuals.)
Welch at the center of dais, at unidentified banquet, c. 1929
Welch and Baltimore Mayor, Howard Jackson collaborating on a (WBAL) radio broadcast, 1932
Mary Pickford, film star, poses with Welch, Hollywood, California, June
While visiting California, Welch visited a shop serving as a relief fund
for movie actresses, and attended a tea with Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks.
President and Mrs. Herbert Hoover, and son Allan Hoover at the Capital Memorial Hall in
Washington, D.C. where Welch was honored by the President on his 80th birthday.
Henry Miller News Picture Service
View 2 features a smiling President.
Welch with Harvey Cushing,
Bern, Switzerland, September 21, 1931