Thursday, June 12, 2008

Childbirth at St. Vincent Infirmary

To the right is the room rate schedule for the maternity annex at St. Vincent Infirmary in 1939. Depending on her ability to pay, a woman could choose between a number of air-conditioned rooms.

You can view this document in the Arkansas Small Manuscript Materials, File 148.
You can learn more about the history of St. Vincent Infirmary here.

Contributed by Stephanie Bayless, Manuscripts Department.


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