Grinnell City Hospital

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US-GCS DCL Coll-284 Row A CITY Grinnell Stories-2022-03-09

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Grinnell City Hospital



Grinnell City Hospital
Grinnell medical history, Hospital registers

Post title: When Grinnell Got a Hospital…

Date published: March 9, 2022

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Drake Library Archive Digital File Name: Grinnell Stories/2022-03-09 When Grinnell Got a Hospital…

Summary: The Grinnell City Hospital, located on 1030 Elm Street, was the second hospital to exist in Grinnell. The hospital’s records from 1915 to 1919 reveal the most common afflictions faced by the people of Grinnell. The most common surgeries were tonsillectomies, appendectomies, and childbirth. The hospital also offered support for labor-related injuries and diseases, though the medical technology available meant some people could not be saved. The hospital records discuss the individual stories of many community members.

913 Main Street
1030 Elm Street
1127 Park Street
Beach, A. C.
Canton, Joe
Dawley, Donald
DeCamp, Elmer
Dr. C. E. Harris
Dr. C. H. Lauder
Dr. O. F. Parish
Dr. Pearl Somers
Dr. E. F. Talbott
Eastman, Charles
Elliot, Ralph
Graham, Everett
Grinnell City Hospital
Grinnell Hospital Association
Hafkey, Howard
Harper, Fred
Knute, Frank
Manatt, Wesley
McMurray, G. H.
Murray Hall
Norris, D. W.
Odd Fellows
Palmer, Kenneth
Poweshiek County
Pythian Sisters
Robinson, Billy
Rock Island Railroad
Scofield, William
Snow’s Corner
Social Service League
Sturgeon, Frank

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