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Louisville area medical building photo collection

Identifier: KORN246B

Photos in this collection include hospitals, street scenes, medical schools and other buildings in and around Louisville, Kentucky which are related to medicine. They depict: 1937 flood at 3rd and Chestnut Streets; Board's Sanatorium; Brook and Chestnut to east (later site of Jewish Hospital); Children's Free Hospital; Clark County Memorial Hospital; Deaconess Hospital; Dr. Leon Solomon's Clinic; George D. Prentice School; Gray Street Presbyterian Infirmary; Homestead Apartment Building (later site of Methodist Hospital); Jewish Children's Home; Jewish Hospital; Kentucky University Medical Department; Kosair Crippled Children's Hospital; Louisville General Hospital; Louisville General Hospital; Madison b/w Brook and Floyd Streets to east (later site of Jewish Hospital); Nichols Army Hospital; Norton Memorial Infirmary; Phi Chi Medical Fraternity house; current Jewish Hospital location before construction; Red Cross Hospital; Hospital College of Medicine / Salvation Army; Solomon Clinic; SS Mary and Elizabeth Hospital; St. Anthony Hospital; St. Edward Hospital; St. Joseph Infirmary; Susan Speed Davis Home and Hospital; Tuberculosis Clinic, 235 E. Chestnut Street, Louisville; Glasgow Tuberculosis Sanatorium; Louisville School of Pharmacy; U.S. Marine Hospital (front view and rear view); UofL School of Dentistry; UofL School of Medicine; and the VA Hospital, Louisville.


  • 1880-1950



.50 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

This collection of photos was collected by Morris M. Weiss, Sr., MD. Many are dated 1949, but some are undated and appear to be older.

Louisville area medical building photo collection
Katherine B. Johnson, Mary K. Marlatt
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Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Kornhauser Library
500 S. Preston Street
Louisville KY 40292 United States
(502) 852-5766