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Bloomingdale Hospital. White Plains. General Library.
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gelatin silver print
ca. 1927
8.5"x 10.5"
Publication print mounted on Westchester Division application form paper showing the diet kitchen at the Bloomingdale Hospital.
The main buildings designed by James Lord Brown were completed in 1894. The Centre building included an assembly hall, lecture room, medical super office, chapel, and infirmary. There were buildings on each side of the Centre building. One for men and the other for women. All were connected by corridors. A kitchen, laundry, and shop buildings were behind the Centre building. In 1901, the building was expanded to include an ambulance department, dormitories for female staff, and laundry space. In 1920, it was expanded again to include male attendant dining hall. In 1931, medical surgical extensions were added.
This image was used in the "Society of New York Hospital Annual Report of the Medical Director of Bloomingdale Asylum, 1927."The location of the general library is not known possibly the Centre main building. There are several Bloomingdale/Westchester prints mounted on application form paper from the Westchester Division that was probably originally a scrapbook.
Medical Center Archives of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
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