Maternal Kin, Newspaper Articles, Photographs, Virginia

John C. Allen and Whittaker Memorial.

Sixty years today, the same day it ran his obituary, the Norfolk Journal and Guide published a photograph of my great-grandfather John C. Allen Sr., chairman of the Board of Trustees, accepting a charitable donation on behalf of  Whittaker Memorial Hospital.


A few years earlier, the Journal of the National Medical Association printed this history of the hospital:



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