Veterans Hospital and Administration Building at Bay Pines Postcard

Dublin Core

Title

Veterans Hospital and Administration Building at Bay Pines Postcard

Alternative Title

Veterans Hospital & Administration Building Postcard

Subject

Bay Pines (Fla.)
Veterans--Florida
Hospitals--Florida

Description

A postcard depicting the Veterans Hospital and Administration building at night in Bay Pines, Florida. Construction for present-day Buildings 1, 2, and 13, as well as a gatehouse and an employee living quarters, was completed in 1933. Originally called the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, the hospital, along with the domiciliary unit, opened on March 16. As a whole, the site continued to expand in acreage and in the number of buildings over the next several decades.

This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by Lucile Campbell, a schoolteacher in Sanford, Florida, for 30 years. In 1931, she took advantage of a special rate for teachers and sailed to Europe, where she traveled for several months and is thought to have acquired many of these postcards. During the 1940-1941 school year, Campbell taught at Sanford Grammar School. Before her retirement in 1970, she taught at many other area schools, including the Oviedo School, Westside Grammar School, and Pinecrest Elementary School. Campbell used these postcards as aids in her classrooms to teach advanced subjects, such as Shakespearean drama. The collection, along with her other teaching aids, papers, and photographs, was later found at Sanford Grammar School after it became the University of Central Florida's Public History Center. Campbell's postcard collection and photographs provide insight into the life of a respected Florida educator.

Creator

E. C. Kropp Company

Source

Original 3 x 5 inch color postcard by E. C. Kropp Company: ACC# SM-00-243, file folder 1 (U.S. blanks), box 10A, Lucile (Mary Lucile) Campbell Collection, UCF Public History Center, Sanford, Florida.

Publisher

Sun News Company

Date Created

ca. 1933-1956

Date Copyrighted

ca. 1933-1956

Contributor

Campbell, Lucile

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 3 x 5 inch color postcard by E. C. Kropp Company.

Is Part Of

File folder 1 (U.S. blanks), box 10A, Lucile (Mary Lucile) Campbell Collection, UCF Public History Center, Sanford, Florida.
Lucile Campbell Collection, Student Museum and UCF Public History Center Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

346 KB

Medium

3 x 5 inch color postcard

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by E. C. Kropp Company and published by Sun News Company.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the UCF Public History Center and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Aphasia Project

Curator

Raffel, Sara

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Our History." U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. http://www.baypines.va.gov/BAYPINES/about/history.asp.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 color postcard

Physical Dimensions

3 x 5 inches

Locations

Categories