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SR174 Veterans Administration

FILES

sr174.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

SR174 Veterans Administration

Description

The VA facility erected structures such as the nurses’ home to house medical staff. The first patients were admitted on April 23, 1935. Some of the patients, as a form of therapy, actually conducted farming operations on the grounds of the facility, engaging in raising hogs and cattle.

Creator

Woodward Studio

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Date

1940

Contributor

Nelson Harris, George Wade

Rights

Please contact the Virginia Room at 540.853.2073 for permission to use.

Format

Digital Postcard

Type

Still Image

Identifier

sr174

Is Version Of

Salem and Roanoke County in Vintage Postcards by Nelson Harris (2005)

Citation

Woodward Studio, “SR174 Veterans Administration,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed June 25, 2022, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/sr174.