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Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 05, Number 01, Spring, 1993

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on the medical profession.
Date: 1993
Creator: Dallas County Heritage Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

The Menace, an Exposition of Quackery Nostrum Exploitation and Reminiscences of a Country Doctor

Description: This book serves to expose fraudulent doctors, practitioners and other professionals who treat individuals without the proper licenses. It includes detailed descriptions of malpractice, letters from a fake professor, newspaper advertisements for fake treatments and cures, as well as other miscellaneous prosecutions in Bexar County, Texas.
Date: 1914
Creator: Dixon, Chas. D. (Charles D.)
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

A Frontier Doctor

Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Henry Franklin Hoyt chronicles his family's history, his upbringing on a small farm in Minnesota, his work as a surgeon in New Mexico, Chicago, California, Texas and the Philippines, along with many other miscellaneous adventures.
Date: 1929
Creator: Hoyt, Henry Franklin
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography

Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Donald Taylor Atkinson tells "the story of the life of a world-renowned doctor who overcame tremendous financial obstacles in order to gain an education" (vii). The author chronicles his family's history, his upbringing in Canada, as well as his journey towards becoming a surgeon in Texas.
Date: 1958
Creator: Atkinson, Donald Taylor
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 97, July 1993 - April, 1994

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 723.
Date: 1994
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Postcard of the St. Elizabeth Hospital]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows the St. Elizabeth Hospital in the background. There are several cars lined up by the hospital's entrance. On the foreground to the right there is a palm tree and to the left there is a tree and two cars. On the back of the postcard is printed the following: "St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beaumont, Texas. Built at a cost exceeding $6,000,000. The seven floors of ultra-modern hospital facilities has 230 beds. Owned and operated by The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. Dedicated in 1962." "Color by Mike Roberts" is credited for the color reproduction.
Date: unknown
Creator: Edwards News Agency
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Mary Gates Memorial Hospital]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a cartoon of the Mary Gates Memorial Hospital. On the top left corner of the postcard is printed the following: "The Mary Gates Memorial Hospital, Port Arthur, Texas." In the background of the postcard there are trees and shrubs receding into the distance. The hospital is in the middle ground. On the roof of the building there are two flags. On the steps at the front of the building there are figures walking up the steps towards the entrance. On the foreground of the image there are shrubs, grass and a walkway.
Date: unknown
Creator: Port Arthur Souvenir Store
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Iron Mountain Route, Army and Navy Hospital]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a bird's eye view of the Army and Navy Hospital. In the background are trees and a horizon line. Int he middle ground is the Army and Nay Hospital on top of a mound. The hospital has a flag on the roof. in the foreground, to the left, is a red building, on the edge of a road. Underneath the image is printed the following: "Iron Mountain Route, direct line to Hot Springs, Arkansas, from St. Louis, Memphis and Texas points." To the right of the image is printed the following: "Army and Navy Hospital, Hot Springs, Ark." On the back of the postcard is printed the following: "Private Mailing Card- Authorized by Act of Congress of May 19th., 1898."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Firefighters and a Smoking Building]

Description: Photograph of firefighters in firefighting suits working on the ground and two firefighters working on ladders to contain a smoking, multi-story, brick building at the St. Paul Hospital. Part of the building and one of the ladders is obscured by dark smoke. Most of the firefighters are facing away from the camera and are working to get in through the windows. Part of a fire engine with a ladder is visible in the far left background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 942, Chapter 1261

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the creation and financing of the Lakeway Regional Medical Center Defined Area in Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 17; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
Date: 2011-04/2011-06
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department