Author Biographical Info

Founded on September 1, 1907 as the Baptist Sanitarium, Memorial Hospital began as a two-story, wood-framed building at the end of the trolley line on Lamar and Smith. It had 17 beds and eight trained nurses on staff. It was the second general hospital established in Houston after St. Joseph Hospital which opened in 1887. It was also the second Baptist-supported hospital in the United States.

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Identifier

IC103-P-520-001

Publication Date(s)

1936

Language

English

Description

A posed photograph but a nice one, complete with a newly-minted Houstonian.See more at Memorial Hospital Photograph Collection, and its finding aid.

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