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Item Description

  • Dormitory for School of Nursing students, located on Erwin Rd. The Nurses' Dormitory was constructed to relieve the crowding caused by the influx of United States Cadet Nurse Corps students on the Duke campus during World War II. Construction of this new residence was made possible by an appropriation of $63,650 on March 12, 1943 by the Federal Works Administration on the recommendation if the United States Public Health Service and an equal amount granted by Duke University and the Duke Endowment.
Date created
  • bld00025
Resource type
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  • Photograph & Negative Collection
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