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Governor Cross at WCMHMay 11, 1932. Governor Wilbur Lucius Cross speaks at the dedication of the new Windham Community Memorial Hospital. In 1929, it was decided that St. Joseph's Hospital on Jackson needed much more space than was available. Cooperation between St. Joseph's hospital board and local businesses and benefactors led to the planning and building of the new hospital.
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Introduction to Dr. Keating's photo album. Pictures were taken during the Summer of 1912 during the smallpox epidemic. The Isolation Hospital was on Pleasant St. The handwriting is Dr. Keatings.
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The Isolation HospitalIn 1912, Willimantic joined the rest of the world in being hit by the smallpox epidemic. Dr. Keating was Willimantic's Health Official.
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Rear view of the Isolation HospitalAfter much discussion over a period of time, Willimantic decided to open an isolation hospital. Dr. Keating volunteered to stay at the hospital during the entire time it was in operation, thus putting his own health "on the line".
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Dr. Thomas Morton Hills Hospital Dr. Thomas Morton Hills Hospital stood on North Street behind the building occupied today by Quinebaug Community College (Todds). It was built in the 1880s and demolished during redevelopment in the early 1970s. Hills was a noted surgeon, an expert in the swift amputation of limbs. Note the Methodist Church at the rear which stood on Church Street, and which was also demolished in 1974.
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Dr. Mason's HospitalThis picture is of Dr. Mason's Hospital at Fairview Avenue in 1920. It was built in 1880 as a home by William Barrows, the president of the Willimantic Linen Company. The rambling mansion was purchased circa 1908 by Dr. Louis Irving Mason (1865-1930), and in 1911 he built the extension on the rear. In 1939 it became the home of the Spector family, and also the site of summer theatre, thus laying the roots of the Windham Theatre Guild. The magnificent building was demolished in 1979.
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Dr. Keating with Nurse Ryan and Frank Brooke, the cook.Nurse Ryan and Cook Brooke also stayed at the hospital during this time. As a result of these peoples' efforts, there were no deaths due to smallpox in Willimantic.
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"Our Hack"Patients were taken to the hospital in this conveyance. The "hack" was purchased by the city. Patients were picked up at their homes and transported to the hospital in the evenings "in order to eliminate any morbid curiosity".
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Mansfield State Training School and Hospital. Pic of the Week - February 21, 2013. The photo was taken when the building was used by “The Connecticut Colony for Epileptics”. In 1917, the CT legislature merged it with “The Connecticut Training School for the Feeble Minded” which, at the time, was located in Lakeville. With the merger and move came the new name, Mansfield State Training School and Hospital.
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Entrance to Dr. Mason's HospitalThis was the entrance to Dr. Mason’s Hospital on Fairview Street. Dr. Mason practiced in Willimantic from 1909 to 1930. The hospital was originally built in 1881 as a home for Willimantic Linen Company president William Barrows. The building was demolished in 1974.
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Nurse Ryan and Cook BrookeThe Isolation Hospital closed on July 31, 1912.
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The original Windham Memorial Hospital, built in the 1930s and greatly expanded since.
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1925 graduates of Saint Joseph’s Hospital Training SchoolThese are the 1925 graduates of Saint Joseph’s Hospital Training School. The hospital had a two year, three month training program. The grads from Willimantic are Mary McKenna on the far left and Mary Moriarty on the far right. The hospital served the community from 1907-1933 Pic of the Week April 3, 2014
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Saint Joseph's Hospital on Jackson St.
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Windham HospitalGovernor Wilbur Cross at the Cornerstone Dedication Ceremony at Windham Hospital, April 12, 1932.
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Pic of the Week - January 12, 2012
This is an early photo of Ward "C" at St. Joseph's Hospital on Jackson Street.
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