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Fort Snelling Hospital

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | April 8, 2020

This week we share appreciation of medical workers. Thank you for all you do!
This photo shows a doctor and nurse with a patient at the Fort Snelling Hospital in 1919. Many soldiers returning from World War I were cared for at the Fort Snelling Hospital.

You can find much more about Health & Medicine in Minnesota through our research guide on the topic!