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Commercial Appeal newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries

Identifier

sc.0452.01.os.Baptist Hospital, Jan 1968

Description

Once the largest private hospital in the world with 2,000 beds. Since it opened as a 150 bed hospital in 1912, Baptist was considered a city landmark. The hospital underwent numerous expansions reaching its highest point in 1967 with the completion of a 18 story tower. It was demolished on November 6, 2005.

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7-2-2021

Date

1968 January

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Keywords

Baptist Memorial Hospital (Memphis, Tenn.), Hospitals--Tennessee--Memphis.

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