Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

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Photograph of the interior and exterior of the Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital No. 2, built in 1928 as an annex to the Tuberculosis Hospital built in 1914. Captioned: "Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital No. 2 is situated in the country, outside of the city limits, on high spot to the west of U. S. highway No. 40. It is a new building, constructed in accordance with the latest ideas on the treatment of tuberculosis, and has the most modern equipment. It is a free hospital, giving treatment until patient is discharged with disease arrested.

Date: 
February 28th 1930

Photograph of nurses holding degrees outside of the main entrance to the Wheatley-Provident Hospital, located on the western side of Forest Avenue between 18th Street and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west towards the main entrance.

The Generalite, 1940 is a yearbook for the General Hospital Number Two, Class of 1940. Included are portraits of Dr. Edwin Henry Schorer, director of Health for Kansas City, Missouri; Dr. Percy C. Turner, Superintendent for General Hospital No. 2; Lorenda S. Harris, R. N., Superintendent of Nurses; and Miss Bernice F. Brown, R. N., Instructor of Nurses. Also included are group photographs of the staff physicians, staff nurses, graduate nurses, and students of each graduating class.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of the hospital room at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri. A trained nurse is in charge of the facility and administers first aid or recommends respite in the rest room.

Date: 
1937

Photograph of a trained nurse in front of the first aid supplies at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
1937

Photograph of three boys receiving eyecare at the medical office at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of a boy receiving a medical examination at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph a nurse and unidentified man posed near four boys in beds in the inpatient ward at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Survey of the Willows Maternity Sanitarium for review by doctors across the country. In the foreword of the document concludes with the following: "After perusing this review, the doctor will not hesitate in recommending any good girl who has made the error of the flesh, to repair to The Willows for seclusion and protection. Any fear he or the patient's family might have of her being thrown among the undesirables and under demoralizing influences, will be dispelled by the charts herein presented...

Date: 
1937

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Exterior view of the nurses home at The Willows Maternity Hospital, with unidentified woman in nurse uniform seated on the steps.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses, as well as an unidentified man and toddler, at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Photograph of nurse Hazel Wagner posing under the entrance of The Willows Maternity Hospital, where she trained between 1923 and 1926.

Candid photograph of an unidentified nurse at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

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