Published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal Bygone Days feature, and on the Archives flickr site, August 8, 2015: https://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/20491634131/in/dateposted-public/.
1 photograph : b&w ; 32.5 x 25.5 cm
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Black and white photograph showing a St. Thomas Fire Department evacuation drill at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, ca. 1965. Firefighters shown are (at top, left to right) Joseph McCarthy, James Johnstone, Ivan Berdan (in civilian clothes, on ladder); and (at bottom, left to right) Gordon Tuck, Max Monroe, William Mailing. The man being lowered from the window is unidentified.
Brochure: "Thames Valley District Health Council: A Committee to advise the Minister of Health on planning health care services in Oxford, Elgin and Middlesex", ca. 1965.
"Evacuation Plan for Thames Valley Facilities": Includes plans for: Aylmer Nursing Home, Bobier Convalescent Home, Elgin Manor, Byrne Rest Home, Extendicare (Port Stanley), Rest Haven Nursing Home, St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, St. Thomas Psychiatric Hospital, Terrace Lodge, Thomas Williams Home, Valleyview Home for the Aged and Willson Nursing Home, 1981.
-Mr. Eakins' Report as Treasurer for 1981-1982.
Text of Address by Captain Joseph Jeffery, Chairman, Thames Valley District Health Council, to the Annual Meeting of the Thames Valley District Health Council, London, Ontario, May 27, 1982".
-Press Release: May 27, 1982: Emergency Health Services System, Central Ambulance Dispatch".
Scrapbook compiled by Brenda Edmonds documenting the history of nursing education in St. Thomas, Ontario, 1892-1986. Includes lists of graduates of the Amasa Wood Hospital School of Nursing, Memorial Hospital Training School for Nurses, St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital School of Nursing and the St. Thomas Campus of the Fanshawe College School of Nursing; press clippings; photocopies of class photographs.
Newspaper clippings from St. Thomas Times, St. Thomas Daily Times and The London Free Press on Amasa Wood-Elgin's Millonaire. Articles include: The Squire and the Indians-to the editors of the (St. Thomas) Times January 17, 1883 (handwritten); Amasa Wood Dead-The London Free Press January 18, 1899 (2 photocopied pages); photocopy of newspaper article: "Recalling Amasa Wood: Trader, Philantropist", from the St.Thomas Times-Journal: January 12, 1949
"The First Nursing Staff, 1892-1893", article from the St. Thomas Times-Journal, May 10, 1954
-a ballot: "Voting on by-law to make a grant to aid in the erection of a Memorial Hospital and Nurses' Home in the City of St. Thomas. Submitted by the Council of the County of Elgin", 1922
-an invitation to the monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of Memorial Hospital. Front cover consists of a photograph of the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital construction 4 months after sod turning, ca. 1953