Haskell Memorial HospitalPhoto: Eveline Evans © All Rights Reserved 6/23/19
The Haskell County Hospital in Haskell, Texas, was constructed with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds.
Hospital Near Completion
HASKELL, May 13. – To be completed by June 1 Is the Haskell county hospital. It will have cost approximately $93.000. of which $50,000 was voted in bonds and the remainder was a PWA grant.
This hospital will be the realization of efforts of several years. It will serve Haskell, Rule, Rochester and Weinert, as well as all the rural communities. Heretofore, it has been necessary to go out of the for hospitalization.
A county board of directors will direct the hospital, electing a manager to be actively in charge.
Dr. T. W. Williams, local physician and past president of the Haskell chamber of commerce, says the building is one of the most modern in West Texas. It Is brick and sound-proof. Heating and cooling systems have been Installed in the walls.
The hospital Is a 22-bed normal with operating room and delivery room. All of the equipment Is equally as modern as the building and its facilities.
Physicians of the county Include: Dr. T. W. Williams, Dr. Gordon L. Phillips, Dr. Ernest M. Kimbrough, Dr. L. F. Taylor and Dr. D. L. Cumming of Haskell; Dr. J. F. Cadenhead, Weinert; Dr. J.O. Davis, Dr. W.M. Rogers, Dr. J. J. Mock, Rule; Dr. O. J. Emery, Rochester.
Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene, TX May 14, 1939 (https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33069746/haskell_hospital_near_completion/), accessed June 2019.
Project originally submitted by Eveline Evans on June 26, 2019.
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