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Fort McPherson, World War II Station Hospital, G. U. Treatment Unit Lavatory, Hood Avenue, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA



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B&W Photos

HB371582
View Of West Side From Hood Avenue.

HB371583
View Of South And East Walls, Facing Northwest

HB371584
View Of South Side.

HB371585
View Of East (gable End) Side And North Side From Northeast

HB371586
View Of Interior, Facing East.

HB371587
Photocopy Of Drawing


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Item Title


Location
Hood Avenue, Atlanta, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS GA-2282-F
Building/structure dates: 1942 initial construction
Significance: Building 121 was built as a 200-man lavatory for the G.U. Treatment Unit of the Station Hospital. It signifies the expansion of the Fort McPherson Station Hospital during World War II and the role of the T.O. 700 series in mobilization construction. The Unit was built in 1942 to treat men with genitourinary ailments.

Subjects
Bathrooms
Warehouses


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF WEST SIDE FROM HOOD AVENUE.
2. VIEW OF SOUTH AND EAST WALLS, FACING NORTHWEST. (BUILDINGS 122 AND 128 ARE VISIBLE IN THE BACKGROUND.)
3. VIEW OF SOUTH SIDE.
4. VIEW OF EAST (GABLE END) SIDE AND NORTH SIDE FROM NORTHEAST. (BUILDING 117 IS VISIBLE ON LEFT.)
5. VIEW OF INTERIOR, FACING EAST.
6. Photocopy of drawing. (This drawing is an 8' x 10' enlargement from a 4' x 5' negative; 1942 drawing titled 'Lavatory, Type L-E-T, Plans & Elevations,' Plan T.O. 700-6605, located at Directorate of Engineering and Housing, Fort McPherson.)


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