Maternity hospitals

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Photographs

"Baby Betty Jean" in a swing on the porch of a building at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

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Photographs

Nurse Miss McKinzie ("who got fired yesterday," per a note written on the back of the photograph) posing in a baby bed with a hot water bottle on her stomach at The Willows Maternity Home.

Genre: 
Pamphlets

Circa 1926 picture book depicting Willows Maternity Sanitarium during the summer months. Included are pictures of the staff with infants born at the institution, as well as photographs of the facilities. This pamphlet was published for perusal by doctors with patients in need of a maternity hospital.

Genre: 
Pamphlets

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...

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