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Minor Medical: 1926

Minor Medical: 1926

Washington, D.C., circa 1926. "Eastern Dispensary, Casualty Hospital." Where they'll fix you up good as new. National Photo Co. glass negative. View full size.

 

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This article gives a view of building there now.

A brief history

A brief history of the hospital can be found here.

Radio antenna

Note the pole supporting one end of radio antenna wires on the roof. Radios of the 1920s needed a outside antenna for good reception. I remember as a kid in the 1950s I could still see the remnants of radio antennas strung between the chimneys of many older houses. But they were quickly being replaced by TV antennas.

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