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Elsie Havens Blue


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Time Period

July 4, 1937 per information on back of photo


Image shows the Palmer Hospital's "Nurses Car" and community ambulance decorated for the Palmer 1937 4th-of-July parade. On the front is a white stork figure holding a baby basket in its beak. The car's back panel is covered with a white sheet with lettering proclaiming "When Bigger & Better Babies are had, Your Hospital Will Have Them!! See Dr. Albrecht!!!?" The vehicle has ARRC 31 printed in white on the side of the door. The rear of the hospital is behind the vehicle with garbage cans in evidence. A woman (probably a nurse) walks behind the vehicle.


Palmer, Alaska


Black & white paper print, 2-1/2" x 3-1/2"



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