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Fort McPherson, World War II Station Hospital, G. U. Treatment Unit Mess Hall, Thorne & Hood Avenues, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA



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Item Title
Fort McPherson, World War II Station Hospital, G. U. Treatment Unit Mess Hall, Thorne & Hood Avenues, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA

Location
Thorne & Hood Avenues, Atlanta, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS GA-2282-J
Building/structure dates: 1942 initial construction
Significance: Building 114 was built as the Mess Hall for the G.U. Treatment Unit and 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. The men lived and ate separately from other Station Hospital patients.

Subjects
Mess Halls
Repair Shops
Administration Buildings


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF NORTHEAST (GABLE END) AND SOUTHEAST WALLS FROM HOOD AVENUE, FACING NORTHWEST.
2. VIEW OF SOUTHWEST WALL FROM THORNE AVENUE, FACING NORTHEAST.
3. VIEW OF NORTHWEST SIDE FROM NORTH. (BUILDING 112 IS VISIBLE ON LEFT.)
4. WINDOW DETAIL, SOUTHWEST CORNER.
5. INTERIOR VIEW OF CORRIDOR TO THE WEST.
6. Photocopy of drawing. (This drawing is an 8' x 10' enlargement from a 4' x 5' negative; 1942 drawing titled 'Mess Halls; Types M-B-T, M-C-T, M-D-T, M-E-T, M-G-T, M-H-T, M-I-T, M-K-T, M-L-T, M-M-T & M-N-T; Electrical,' Plan No. T.O. 700-6601, located at Directorate of Engineering and Housing, Fort McPherson.)


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