Ware Visiting Nurse
Ware visiting nurse Miss Carroll, 1922 and visiting nurses with the agency's first car, 1921.
Springfield Hospital's William Merrick operating room
Springfield Hospital's William Merrick operating room, 1883.
Springfield Hospital Postcards
Top: This postcard depicting “The Hospital, Springfield, Mass.” Was postmarked Sept. 28, 1909 and was sent to a Miss Julia Martin of Monterey, Mass. “Am having a fine time.” Signed B.L.D. Middle: This postcard depicting “Springfield Hospital Group, Springfield, Mass.” was postmarked Sept. 23, 1917. It shows antique cars
Wesson Memorial Hospital
Top: Wesson Memorial Hospital on High St. in background depicts two gentlemen walking with top hats and walking sticks on Ingraham Terrace (our corporate offices used to be located on Ingraham Terr.). Middle: “Wesson Hospital, Springfield, Mass.” on High St. with a beautiful home preceding it. The view looks
Daniel B. Wesson
Mr. Wesson (B.1825, D.1906) was one of Springfield's most illustrious 19th century citizens. As a young man in the 1850s and 1960s, he made a fortune by manufacturing weapons-- notably the revolver. In fact, in its heyday, Smith and Wesson was said to be the largest and finest such
Miss Johnson (B.?-D.1892) attended Oberlin College and later graduated from the Massachusetts General Hospital Training School for Nurses. She then worked as a superintendent of the new Springfield at Rhode Island Hospital. Miss Johnson was appointed the first Superintendent of the new Springfield Hospital School of Nursing in early
Dr. David S. Clark
After serving in the Civil War, Dr. Clark (B.1843,D.1926) graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1867. In 1868 he moved to Springfield where he began a career in Obstetrics. In the 1870's, he served as Springfield's City Physician. In later years, he was one of the
Baystate Medical Center (Images of America Series)
Baystate Medical Center was established in 1976 with the merger of the Medical Center of Western Massachusetts and Wesson Memorial Hospital. Baystates roots extend to 1870, when Springfield City Hospital was one of just 178 acute-care hospitals in the United States. It was renamed Springfield Hospital in 1883 and