Archives - Legacy

1921-1929: Custom Production Takes Hold

The Company transitions from fitting surgical garments to custom artificial limbs and braces.

The photo of Ralph and Jim Snell is circa 1920’s




1911: Snell’s Artificial Limbs, Braces & Trusses is in business

1911: “Pop” Snell, along with his three sons: Jim, Ralph and William buys the artificial limbs and braces portion of the surgical and medical supply company that he worked for in Memphis, re-naming it Snell’s Artificial Limbs, Braces & Trusses.