Centennial Photo Display: 1940’s, Part II

Alethea Drexler

archives assistant

Opening day of Baylor College of Hermann Hospital’s Corbin and Wilhelmina Robinson Pavilion, 1949.  This addition doubled the number of beds available at Hermann [McGovern Historical Collections P-882].

The new building, with the Hermann Professional Building in the distance to the left.

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The autoclave room.  P-892 Hermann 1949 autoclave1 1500

The cafeteria.  (Industrial kitchens have changed very little.  This could easily be the serving line in the dining hall in which I worked as a college student, fifty years later.)

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Cafeteria kitchen with vegetable cookers.P-892 Hermann 1949 cafeteria3 vegetable cookers 1500Sheet pressers and folding machine in the hospital laundry.

P-892 Hermann 1949 laundry1 1500Hugh Roy Cullen, Mrs. Cullen, and friends:

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The construction of Baylor’s Cullen Building, 1946-1947:

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