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American Legion Hospital

American Legion Hospital

Grand Rapids Press - 1922

Roosevelt Hospital was located in the Roosevelt Community Center, pictured in the center, at Camp Custer in Battle Creek. Owned by the state of Michigan, it was leased to the American Legion for 15 years at $1.00/year.


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TitleAmerican Legion Hospital
CreatorGrand Rapids Press

January 21, page unknown. Contributed by Phil Baker.
Henry Baker, pictured in uniform in the bottom center photo is the husband of Anna Jesiek and the first patient at the hospital.
E.J. Welsh, business manager, pictured at the bottom right is Edward Joseph Welsh, brother of George W. Welsh, mayor of Grand Rapids from 1938-1949.

Location In PhotoBattle Creek

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