Red Cross Emergency Hospital Log
Abstract: Listing of patients treated during the Influenza Epidemic at the Red Cross Emergency Hospital in Salisbury, NC in February and March of 1920.
Online catalog terms:
Red Cross--North Carolina--Rowan County--History
Influenza--North Carolina--Rowan County
Red Cross Emergency Hospital (Salisbury, N.C.)--History
Medical Care--North Carolina--Rowan County--History
Physicians--North Carolina--Rowan County--History
Size: Approximately one linear foot.
Provenance: Gift of Rowan County, NC Chapter of the American Red Cross, 1987
Access: No restriction.
Copyright: Retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Introduction
A record book with 31 pages listing the 53 patients treated by the Red Cross Emergency Hospital in Salisbury, NC during the influenza epidemic of 1920. The records show the date each individual entered the hospital as well as the date of discharge. It notes the attending physician and, in some cases, the cost of the medicine.
Box 1. Record book