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[Surgical Ward VI, Camp Hospital 28 Nevers, France 1918]

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Creation: 1918-12-28

One of 122 camp hospitals, Camp Hospital 28 opened February 4, 1918, and housed wounded troops from 40 miles around Nevers. Vanderbilt Unit S took over the hospital March 7. From February until December, the staff treated over 3,000 cases. The hospital closed June 13, 1919, and staff returning to the U.S. sailed home from St. Nazaire June 23. Souvenir photographs (searchable by person, place or unit) were 15 cents; enlarged prints in five sizes ranged from $0.35 to $1.00 for a 20 x 24 inch print.

Title

[Surgical Ward VI, Camp Hospital 28 Nevers, France 1918]

Date

Creation: 1918-12-28

Description

One of 122 camp hospitals, Camp Hospital 28 opened February 4, 1918, and housed wounded troops from 40 miles around Nevers. Vanderbilt Unit S took over the hospital March 7. From February until December, the staff treated over 3,000 cases. The hospital closed June 13, 1919, and staff returning to the U.S. sailed home from St. Nazaire June 23. Souvenir photographs (searchable by person, place or unit) were 15 cents; enlarged prints in five sizes ranged from $0.35 to $1.00 for a 20 x 24 inch print.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Black-and-white photographs

Source

Vanderbilt History Files: Series 2, Folder 8, Image 25

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Eskind_VUMC-Camp_Hospital_France-1918.jpg

Citation

“[Surgical Ward VI, Camp Hospital 28 Nevers, France 1918],” Gallery, accessed September 26, 2022, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/776.