Medical Association Gives Funds To Establish Museum Project Here


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Medical Association Gives Funds To Establish Museum Project Here
Series Title:
Spanish Military Hospital (Progress Photographs, Book No. 3)
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The St. Augustine Record
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Folder: Spanish Hospital


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Saint Augustine (Fla.)
3 Aviles Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spanish Military Hospital (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
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North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 3 Aviles Street
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From left: Bradley G. Brewer, George C. Hopkins, James J. DeVito, Joseph A. Shelly; 12-(7-8)-68

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University of Florida
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ACCEPTS CECK-Bradley G. Brewer, executive director of the St. Augustine His'torical Restoration and Preservation Commission (left) has a happy look a cepts a check fro Doctors George C. Hopkins, James J. DeVito and Joseph rep. .resenting th Florida Medical Association. The check is the first iall a grant from the Fl ida Medical Association to establish a Florida d in e Spanish ilitary Hospital in St. Augustine.

Medical Association Gives1

To Establish Museum Projectere
: Bradley G. Brewer, executive establish a state medical mu- ed the murals would become director of the St. Augustine seum in conjunction with the part of a traveling exhibit. The ~Historical Restoration and Pre- Sranish Military Hospital in St. twelve events related have been .servation Commission, announc- Augustine. The museum will, be selected by the official historian receipt of the first install- located on the second floor of the Florida Medical Associanent of a pledge from members of the hospital and will con- tion, Dr. William Straight. Sthe Florida Medical Associa- sist of a major display in glass Brewer said that these first tion. The check was resented cases of historical surgical in- funds received would be used in the Spanish Hosp in t.strments and other medical to provide additional atmosustine by octors es items.In, addition, along the phere for the Spanish Military ito, Joseph A. Shel and walls be twelve -mural Hospital downstairs, in the form rge C. Hopkins of the St. painting acting the most of costumed manikins in the Jons County, Medical Society significa dents in the his- pharmacy, doctor's office and onehalf of th Florida Associa- tory &ine in Florida. the wards. The total cost of the tion. Event is hoped that the project is expected to be about 'The Florida Medical Asso- murals be replaced by $18,000. Brewer said that some ciation adopted a program at separate dioramas of e a c h. of the money thus far received their state convention in 1967 to event. When this is accomplish- has been donated by county so- Brewer, in accepting the first cieties ad some from interest che expressed the thanks ed individuals. The Florld thtion sio Medical Associati on is ei t'e y th
couraging its members to don- ers of the dic ate any historic instruments
they might have, as well as oth forwar er items that might be of inter restoring
est for the museum. 1es d fill a