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Dayton VA Medical Center, Ohio

 

Virtual Museum

 

Exhibit: Later Years

Home Band performing on Memorial Day

Exhibit: Parade Ground

Guard checking a visitor's credentials at the North Gate
(Courtesy Dayton Daily News)

Later Years Photo

Headquarters building, circa 1930

Later Years Photo

Looking down Kentucky Avenue toward Colonel Harris Building

Later Years Photo

Painting the exterior of the Patient Library
(Courtesy Dayton Daily News)

Later Years Photo

Cannon Battery, Memorial Hall, and Headquarters

later years photo

Visitor talking with Veteran on benches in front of barrack

Later Years Photo

Veterans reading on the first floor of the Patient Library in the Reading Room, English and German newspapers kept the Veterans updated on world events.

Later Years Photo

Interior of the Grand Dining hall
(Courtesy Dayton Daily News)

Later Years Photo

Winter view of lakes and gardens
(Courtesy Dayton Daily News)

Later Years Photo

View from porch of Home Hospital

View from porch of Home Hospital

Home Hospital from the north

Later Years Photo

Home Hospital the day after the fire, 1942
(Courtesy Dayton Daily News)

Later Years Photo

Commissary building after the fire, 1932

Later Years Photo

Interior of the tuberculosis unit, this unit was replaced by Thomas hospital in 1922
(Courtesy Dayton Daily News)

Later Years Photo

Colonel Harris Barrack from Kentucky Avenue

Later Years Photo

The Soldier's Monument was a popular attraction for photographers. This photograph was taken in the 1930's and shows Mary Burnett Gaza in the center and Ruth Burnett Mallonee on the right.

Later Years Photo

Veterans enjoying the view from a barrack porch

Later Years Photo

Barrack and garden

Later Years Photo

Number 13 barrack and gardens

Later Years Photo

Construction of center wing, Brown Hospital

Construction of the Center Wing, Brown Hospital

Brown Hospital shortly after construction was completed
in 1930

Later Years Photo

Aerial photograph- looking east from Brown Hospital,
June 6, 1937

Later Years Photo

Aerial photograph looking north, Brown Hospital is to the left and the old barrack is to the right

later years photo

Colonel William J. White, Governor, Central Branch, 1912-1920, namesake of Colonel White High School

Later Years Photo

The officer in the background is Colonel Fred J. Runkle, Governor, Central Branch 1922-1934. Congressman R. Fitzgerald and two NHDVS staff are taking notes on pension claims, November 23, 1927.
(Courtesy Dayton and Montgomery County Public Library)

Colonel Fred Runkle

Medical Staff on Headquarters Steps, circa 1919

Medical Staff on Headquarters Steps

Central Branch medical and administrative staff, circa 191

Later Years Photo

Nurses on Home Hospital Porch, circa 1917

Later Years Photo

Kitchen staff

Kitchen staff

Kitchen staff

Kitchen staff