D.D. Palmer adjusting Dr. Shegataro Morikubo, c. 1906. Following Palmer’s relocation to Los Angeles, he served as a faculty member at the Ratledge College of Chiropractic, 1912. Ratledge was the forerunner of today’s Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles.
Dr. Ruth Cleveland and Dr. Carl Cleveland Sr.’s first office in Webster City, Iowa
Dr. Fred Courtney adjusting from his jail cell, c. 1921. Prior to adoption of state chiropractic practice acts, chiropractors were arrested and charged with the illegal practice of medicine. Today doctors of chiropractic are licensed in all fifty states and recognized in 34 foreign countries.
Dr. Ruth Cleveland and Dr. Carl Cleveland Sr. observe as a student adjusts a young Carl Cleveland Jr. (left) at an early Cleveland Public Clinic.
16. A group of entrants from a “Perfect Baby” contest, held during a College picnic
Dr. T.F. Ratledge, founder of Ratledge College, now Cleveland College of Los Angeles, palpating a patient
Dr. Carl Cleveland Sr. and Dr. Carl Cleveland Jr. with an x-ray class at the Kansas City campus
Dr. Herb Reaver’s patients rallying for his release from jail
The College information booth at the Missouri State Fair
Excerpt from a letter written to a friend by Dr. Michael “Mack” Scallon while he was incarcerated in New York for practicing medicine without a license.
Excerpts from a letter written to a friend from the jail cell of Dr. Katherine “Kitty” Scallon while she was incarcerated in New York for practicing medicine without a license.
Dr. Carl Cleveland Sr. supervising a student practicing recoil technique exercises. The 1950’s mechanical device shown here measured the speed of the dynamic thrust adjustment.
Dr. Carl Cleveland Sr. positioning a patient for a radiograph at the Los Angeles campus
Dr. Carl Cleveland Jr. at the ground breaking for the expansion of the Troost campus
Dr. Carl Cleveland Jr. teaching a physiology class
Dr. Carl Cleveland Sr., Dr. Carl Cleveland Jr. and Dr. Carl Cleveland III at the 50th Anniversary Celebration, Cleveland Kansas City
18. Dr. Carl Cleveland III at the “Burning of the Mortgage” ceremony
17. Dr. Carl Cleveland III with Kansas City Mayor Emmanuel Cleaver at the Cleveland Health Center dedication
Chiropractic Centennial Float at the Rose Bowl Parade with Dr. Carl Cleveland III and golf pro Tiger Woods
Dr. Carl Cleveland III with actor, David Richards, portraying D.D. Palmer at the Chiropractic Centennial celebration
Grammy award-winning Pointer Sisters with Dr. Carl Cleveland III and Elizabeth Fields Cleveland, Chiropractic Centennial Celebration
Dr. Carl Cleveland III standing beside the Interstate 435 exit sign for the Kansas City campus
Dr. Carl Cleveland III with Kansas City Mayor Kay Barnes, City Councilman and Vice Chair of the Cleveland Chiropractic College Board of Trustees Dr. Charles Eddy, and Elizabeth Fields Cleveland.
Dr. Carl Cleveland III with the Kansas City campus intramural hockey team
Dr. Carl Cleveland III presenting Arnold Schwarzenegger with an honorary Doctor of Chiropractic, Humanities degree at the ICA National Fitness Symposium
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