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Dearborn Veterans Hospital (6)

Access Title:Work to Begin Next Week (1937 Ground-Breaking Ceremony)
Person/People: Addy, Donald
File Type: Clippings
Description: Newspaper article describing ground-breaking ceremony for Allen Park Veterans Hospital on July 28, 1937.
Date: 1937-07-29

Access Title:Attendant's Quarters, #8
File Type: Photographs
Description: Photograph of newly built attendant's quarters, #8. View is from southwest perspective. After the October 1972 plot plan revision, the building was used for research.
Date: 1939-03-18

Access Title:One Man Army of World War I Dies Here at 72
Person/People: Korgis, Hercules E.
File Type: Clippings
Description: Newspaper obituary of Dearborn, MI resident Hercules E. Korgis, one of the most decorated U.S. soldiers of WWI. Died in Veterans Administration Hospital in Allen Park, MI.
Date: 1961-08-03

Access Title:Groundbreaking at the Allen Park VA Facility
Person/People: Ford, Henry
File Type: Photographs
Description: Photograph of the ground breaking ceremony of the new veterans hospital on June 20th 1939. Henry Ford and a young boy (Donald Addy) posed for the ceremonial first shovel with a crowd of onlookers.
Date: 1939-06-20

Access Title:Big Addition OK'd at VA Hospital
Person/People: Eisenhower, President Dwight D.
File Type: Clippings
Description: Newpaper article describing approval of over $2 million addition and alterations to Dearborn Veterans Hospital.
Date: 1958-07-24

Access Title:New Wings Planned at Dearborn
File Type: Clippings
Description: Newpaper article describing approval of $2.2 million addition and alterations to Dearborn Veterans Hospital. The project involves over 50,000 sq ft of new construction of two new wings.
Date: 1958-09