Give Us Your Corpse... It Won't Hurt a Bit
Historically, it was difficult to find bodies for dissection, and procuring corpses for medical education was a controversial process. Often, the only way to obtain bodies was by removing corpses from their graves, an illegal practice known as body-snatching.
This inscription, "Man's Usefulness Endeth not with death," represents one view of the matter. The photo was taken around 1915 at the University of Maryland.