Dr. A.D. Trotter holds a bottle of medicine that brought Mildred Gross back to life, Los Angeles, 1938
- Dr. A.D. Trotter holds a bottle of medicine that brought Mildred Gross back to life, Los Angeles, 1938
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- December 1, 1938
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Similar photograph appears with the article, "Medical Science Restores Life to Woman Declared 'Dead'," Los Angeles Times, 26 Nov 1938: 1.
Dr. Trotter holds a small bottle that has a label which reads : PICROTOXIN SOLUTION 0.3% EXPERIMENTAL between his right thumb and forefinger. He points to the bottle with his other hand's forefinger.
28-year-old Mildred Gross had been declared dead at Georgia Street Receiving Hospital from an overdose of sleeping powder. But over the course of an hour Dr. A.D. Trotter administered several intravenous injections to Mrs. Gross that successfully restored her pulse, respiration, and reflexes, even though she did not regain consciousness.
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