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-534

Publication Date(s)

1930s

Language

English

Description

Nursery in Memorial Hospital in 1942. See more at Memorial Hospital Photograph Collection, and its finding aid.

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