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  • Collection: Health Care and Hospitals

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The building built for the Alabama Insane Hospital, later named Bryce Hospital, was designed by psychiatrist Thomas Kirkbride and architect Samuel Sloan, famed architect of the time. With three wings set in echelon formation, the hospital was an…

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The building built for the Alabama Insane Hospital, later named Bryce Hospital, was designed by psychiatrist Thomas Kirkbride and architect Samuel Sloan, famed architect of the time. With three wings set in echelon formation, the hospital was an…

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The original Druid City Hospital opened Mar. 28, 1923, on the University of Alabama campus. Prior to that time, Tuscaloosa had had a number of privately owned and managed hospitals. The movement for this new hospital began in 1919 when a group of…

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Joe Louis, champion heavyweight boxer of the world, visited Northington General Hospital last week – and it was a great day for autograph collectors. Joe signed his name so many times no one could keep count. He’s shown in Ward B-7, surrounded by…

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Waving proudly in the sky before the Administration Building is Northington's new T-Flag - awarded by the Treasury Department for the 100 percent participation of the hospital's Civilian Employees in the War Bond Program.

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Pictured here is the U.S. Army's transport plane, C-47, which brought 14 sick and wounded overseas soldiers to Northington General Hospital on their last lap of the trip. Pvt. James Pearson of Tuscaloosa set the travel-time record, taking just three…

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Splints and spinal braces made in Northington's Orthopedic Brace Shop are a third their former weight. The weight-reducing material is an aluminum alloy which replaces steel in the older and heavier brace.

From three salvaged airplane wings…

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Tuscaloosa's first Red Cross Grey Ladies, a volunteer organization selected to carry out the Red Cross program of providing recreation for Northington [General Hospital] patients, this week took up their duties at the hospital. Taking the Post…

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The building built for the Alabama Insane Hospital, later named Bryce Hospital, was designed by psychiatrist Thomas Kirkbride and architect Samuel Sloan, famed architect of the time. With three wings set in echelon formation, the hospital was an…

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Scenes of a fireman's daily routine at Northington General Hospital are told here in a story of words and pictures. Photo No. 1 was posed especially for the News. Kneeling in the front row are: Maj. Joseph Feeley, Capt. Lucious Harrison (the Fire…
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