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Your Kansas City and Mine
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TitleYour Kansas City and Mine
AbstractPhotos and biographical sketch of Dr. John Edward Perry, or J. Edward Perry (1870-1962), an early local black physician and founder of the Perry Sanitarium and Training School for Nurses at 1214 Vine Street in 1910 (later moved in 1926 to the site of the old Wheatley hospital at 1826 Forest Avenue). Description of his life and career as a native of Texas coming to Kansas City in 1903 as a Spanish-American War veteran, with residence at 2451 Montgall Avenue.
NotesThe Wheatley-Provident Hospital was replaced as a health care facility for the Kansas City black community with the 1972 opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Hospital (designed by architects Hewitt & Royer), itself closed in 1983.
AuthorNathan B. Young
Date1950
Locationq977.8411 Y78y
Page22-23, 154
Local SubjectPerry, J. Edward
Physicians
African Americans
Hospitals
Item TypeBook
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Item ID116818
CONTENTdm number6618
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