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Title
Nurses Standing Around the Grounds of the White Hospital
Date Created and/or Issued
1916
Contributing Institution
Sacramento Public Library
Collection
Sacramento Room Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Nurses gather in front of the White Hospital in this circa 1916 photograph. Located at Twenty-Ninth and J Streets, the facility was opened on January 12, 1910, by Dr. John L. White, physician, surgeon and one time Superintendent of the Sacramento County Hospital. At a cost of 90,000 dollars, the hospital contained seven four bed wards and thirty private rooms, serving 50 patients. As of 1912, the hospital was charging 14 dollars a week for a ward bed, 17 dollars and 50 cents for a two bed room and between three and five dollars a day for a private room. The hospital would treat any ailment, save those that were contagious. After Dr. White’s death, at 41, from a head-on collision at the intersection of Twenty-First and M Streets in March 1917, his wife, Camille, continued the operation until 1924, when the hospital was closed and the property sold.
Type
Image
Identifier
562
http://cdm15248.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15248coll1/id/1368
Subject
Hospitals
Hospitals, Private
Nurses and Nursing
Source
Sacramento Room Photograph Collection

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