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Connecticut Hospitals
1900-1960
Printer:Printed by Curt Teich & Co., Inc. , American
Printer:Printed by Dexter Press, Inc. , American
Publisher:Published by A. C. Besselman & Co.
Publisher:Published by American Art Post Card Co. , American
Publisher:Published by American News Co.
Publisher:Published by Averill & Aldrich
Publisher:Published by Baumgartner Bros.
Publisher:Published by Morris Berman , American
Publisher:Published by Bond Manufacturing Co.
Publisher:Published by Chapin News Company , American
Publisher:Published by E. P. Charlton & Company
Publisher:Published by The Collotype Co. , American
Publisher:Published by Colorcraft Studios
Publisher:Published by Jas. E. Cuff , American
Publisher:Published by Danziger & Berman
Publisher:Published by Edward P. Judd Company , American
Publisher:Published by Elm City Post Card Co.
Publisher:Published by Gustave Fischer Co. , American
Publisher:Published by Frankenberger Co.
Publisher:Published by Hart's 5-10 and 25C Stores , American
Publisher:Published by John T. Hayes , American, born 1862
Publisher:Published by Lucius B. Hazen , American
Publisher:Published by Leighton & Valentine Co.
Publisher:Published for F. W. Woolworth Co.
Publisher:Published by August Schmelzer Co. , American
Photomechanical prints; colored printer's inks on postcards, some with added glitter affixed with glue
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 3 1/2 x 5 1/2in. (8.9 x 14cm) or smaller Sheet (height x width): 3 1/2 x 5 1/2in. (8.9 x 14cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Nancy K. Smith
Description: Exterior and some interior views of hospitals, including Bridgeport Hospital, City Hospital, New Englewood Hospital, and Saint Vincent's Hospital in Bridgeport; Memorial Hospital in Canaan; Danbury Hospital and the new Danbury Hospital in Danbury; Griffin Hospital in Derby; the new sanatorium annex to the Granby Hospital; Hartford Hospital and St. Francis Hospital in Hartford; Manchester Memorial Hospital; Undercliff Sanatorium, the New Haven County Tuberculosis Sanatorium, City Hospital, and Meriden Hospital in Meriden; the Connecticut Hospital for the Insane and Middlesex Hospital in Middletown; the Peck Sanatorium in Woodmont (Milford); Dr. Brooks' Sanatorium in New Canaan; Grace Hospital, Grace-New Haven Community Hospital, Yale-New Haven Community Hospital, New Haven Hospital, and the St. Francis Orphan Asylum in New Haven; the Home Memorial Hospital and the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in New London; the hospital in New Milford; the Newington Home and Hospital for Crippled Children and the United States Veterans Hospital in Newington; Fairfield State Hospital in Newtown; the Fitch Home for Soldiers in Noroton Heights (Darien); Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk; The W.W. Backus Hospital and the State Insane Hospital in Norwich; the Hospital and Pomfret School in Pomfret; the Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam; Rockville Hospital in Rockville; the Connecticut State Veterans Hospital in Rocky Hill; the Sharon Hospital in Sharon; Dr. Barnes' Sanatorium, Dr. Givens' Sanatorium, St. Joseph Hospital, and Stamford Hospital in Stamford; the New Hospital and the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington; the Masonic Home and Gaylord Farms Sanatorium in Wallingford; St. Mary's Hospital and Waterbury Hospital in Waterbury; the P.H.S. Hospital No. 41 and the Veterans Administration Hospital in West Haven; Westport Sanitarium in Westport; Dr. Mason's Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital, and Windham County Memorial Hospital in Willimantic; and Litchfield County Hospital in Winsted. One card shows patients on the veranda of the Undercliff Sanatorium. One postcard shows patients basket-weaving and weaving on looms at Dr. Givens' Sanatorium in Stamford. A few cards do not depict hospitals. They include the Atheneum and Morgan Memorial in Hartford; two views of the Yale Campus; the residence of Dr. C.G. Kerley in Sharon; and St. Andrew's [Church] in Stamford.
Subject Note: Many cards include messages written by patients at the hospitals depicted on the cards. (Finlay 12/2/2009)
Inscription: Most postcards have titles on recto or verso. Many postcards include hand-written messages. On verso, lower right, in pencil, accession numbers
Object Number: 2009.349.1-.292
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