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Joseph Gurney Cannon's Album of Photographs of the Danville's Soldier's Home

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  1. Soldiers Home Grounds - entrance, looking south
    Image | 1898

    men and teams working
  2. First Office Building
    Image | 1898

    farm out-buildings
  3. Power House
    Image | 1898

    smokestack still standing in 2012
  4. First Office Building
    Image | 1898

    ""Ohl barn""
  5. Power House
    Image | 1898

  6. Farm House
    Image | 1898

    caption partially readable: ""farm house used as ivs [?] by acting --- & ---""
  7. Laundry Building
    Image | 1898

  8. Hospital
    Image | 1898

  9. Hospital
    Image | 1898

    three-story hospital ""executive"" building and three adjacent two-story hospital buildings
  10. Hospital - west wing
    Image | 1898

  11. Mess Hall
    Image | 1898

    B & O rail car in background
  12. Site of Chief Engineer's Residence
    Image | 1898

    note street car trolley at far right
  13. Power House; Laundry, Company D
    Image | 1898

    view faces the east
  14. Mess Hall; Kitchen; Bakery
    Image | 1898

    power plant in background
  15. Hospital - administration building
    Image | 1899

    flag flying from porch
  16. Hospital - west wing
    Image | 1899

    image looks to the west end of the Administration Hospital building
  17. First members in Soldiers Home
    Image | 1899

  18. Mess Hall; Kitchen; Bakery; Dining Hall
    Image | 1899

    center high section with tall windows is the kitchen
  19. Mortuary Chapel
    Image | 1899

  20. Mess Hall
    Image | 1899

    steam tunnels brought heat from the power plant to all of the buildings
  21. Hospital - interior view of platform for Easter service
    Image | 1899

    electrical ceiling light fixture
  22. Hospital - interior view of platform for Easter service
    Image | 1899

    speaker's platform, plants, benches, and seating for Easter service
  23. Mess Hall; Barrack building Company D under Construction
    Image | 1899

    two photos are attached to give a ""panoramic"" style view
  24. Hospital - dining room
    Image | 1899

  25. Power House; Coal House
    Image | 1899

    electric power poles and wires in foreground
  26. Hospital - dining room
    Image | 1899