This collection contains the papers of Los Angeles, California, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Charles LeRoy Lowman (1879-1977)
related to his 1937 book on hydrotherapy: Techniques of Underwater Gymnastics.
Charles Leroy Lowman, M. D. (1879-1977), was a prominent orthopedic surgeon in Los
Angeles, California. He founded the Los Angeles Orthopedic Hospital in 1911 to treat
children and adults with postural and orthopedic disabilities. In July 1974,
President Nixon presented Lowman with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in
recognition of Lowman’s commitment to treat patients regardless of their ability to
pay. In particular, Lowman is known for his techniques of hydrotherapy and for his
work with children.
298 items in 2 boxes
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