Duke Hospital under construction

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Item Description

  • Trains were used to bring supplies into campus including stones from Duke's own quarry in Hillsborough, N.C. Hospital construction began on September 1, 1927 and was completed on July 1, 1930. Duke Hospital opened for patients on July 21, 1930. The smokestack on the left is the current location of the Duke University Medical Center Library.
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  • bld00010
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