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Original Housing at Bowman Gray School of Medicine

Original Housing at Bowman Gray School of Medicine

To accommodate the expanding needs of the nurse student body at Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1943, hospital trustees authorized a major expansion of the three-story nurses home located directly behind the hospital in this aerial shot. The medical school also took advantage of the war surplus supply program of the federal government in 1943 by obtaining “veterans education living quarters” which became known as “splinter village”. The twenty-four housing unit located to the right of the hospital in this photo was for physicians whose education had been interrupted by military service.

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  1. Lived in Splinter Village in Oct of 48. Don’t know from when to when. Had birthday party in 1948

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