The Variety Club Heart Hospital in process of construction

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Dublin Core

Title

The Variety Club Heart Hospital in process of construction

Subject

Open Heart Surgery

Description

On Wednesday, November 24, 1948, ground was broken to build the Variety Club Heart Hospital, the first hospital in the nation dedicated to treating diseases of the heart. The hospital, which included 40 beds for children, 38 beds for adults, a playroom, school, auditorium, lounge and fireplace, clinic, lab, and library, opened on March 20, 1951.

Creator

University of Minnesota

Source

"Variety Club Heart Hospital," Photograph Collection. University of Minnesota Archives.

Publisher

University of Minnesota

Date

1950

Rights

Use of this image is governed by U.S. and international copyright laws. Image is property of the University of Minnesota. Please contact the University of Minnesota Archives for permission to publish this image. http://special.lib.umn.edu/uarch

Format

Print Photograph

Language

eng

Identifier

oh0027

Coverage

Open Heart Surgery

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Print Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Citation

University of Minnesota, “The Variety Club Heart Hospital in process of construction,” Gallery, accessed January 27, 2023, http://gallerytemp.reclaim.hosting/items/show/3023.