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Milwaukee Veterans Administration Medical Center, Building No. 38, 5000 West National Avenue, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI



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Location
5000 West National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WI-303-A
Significance: Building 38 is a two story duplex with an attic and full basement. This residence as well as all the residences in the Historic District were for the Northwest Branch National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers indicative of a complete self-contained community. In addition, they are an example of the life style of the top staff at that time. Military concept of staff housing was reflected in this quarters. The size of the quarters building, that of a multiple bedroom structure demonstrates a family size dwelling. Accordingly, they are an example of residential rather than institutional construction. The building had been used as a residence for its duration for government employees until November 1, 1977. It was originally the Treasurer's Quarters and Quartermaster's Quarters. It later became the Chief Clerk's Quarters. In 1952 it was occupied by the Assistant Manager.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH FRONT EXTERIOR
2. EAST SIDE EXTERIOR
3. NORTH BACK EXTERIOR
4. WEST SIDE EXTERIOR
5. STAIRCASE & FIREPLACE - EAST SIDE INTERIOR
6. STAIRCASE SECOND FLOOR - EAST SIDE INTERIOR
7. FIREPLACE LIVING ROOM
8. KITCHEN STAIRCASE FIRST FLOOR - EAST SIDE INTERIOR
9. DINING ROOM INTERIOR
10. BEDROOM SECOND FLOOR INTERIOR
11. PHOTOGRAPHIC COPY OF BASEMENT FLOOR PLAN (ARCHITECTURAL)
12. PHOTOGRAPHIC COPY OF FIRST FLOOR PLAN (ARCHITECTURAL)
13. PHOTOGRAPHIC COPY OF SECOND FLOOR PLAN (ARCHITECTURAL)
14. PHOTOGRAPHIC COPY OF ATTIC FLOOR PLAN (ARCHITECTURAL)
15. PHOTOGRAPHIC COPY OF SOUTH ELEVATION (ARCHITECTURAL)
16. PHOTOGRAPHIC COPY OF EAST ELEVATION (ARCHITECTURAL)
17. PHOTOGRAPHIC COPY OF WEST ELEVATION (ARCHITECTURAL)
18. PHOTOGRAPHIC COPY OF NORTH ELEVATION (ARCHITECTURAL)
19. PHOTOGRAPHIC COPY OF CROSS SECTION (ARCHITECTURAL)


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