Two men and a hospital: the evolution of Algiers General Hospital via Henry A. LaRocca, M.D. & Ernest A. Schiro, M.D. (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Two men and a hospital: the evolution of Algiers General Hospital via Henry A. LaRocca, M.D. & Ernest A. Schiro, M.D.

Author: Frank Hall Wagner
Publisher: [Louisiana?] 48HrBooks 2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Algiers, that part of New Orleans on the West Bank of the Mississippi, was founded in 1719. By 1934 it still had no hospital to service Algiers or the entire West Bank. This book will reveal how it got one and the men who made it happen...primarily through fifty-five some odd personal interviews and the multiple illustrations sprinkled throughout its pages.
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Genre/Form: History
Local history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Hall Wagner
OCLC Number: 1264154360
Notes: Includes index
Description: 300 pages illustrations, some color 23 cm
Responsibility: Frank Hall Wagner, M.D.

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Algiers, that part of New Orleans on the West Bank of the Mississippi, was founded in 1719. By 1934 it still had no hospital to service Algiers or the entire West Bank. This book will reveal how it got one and the men who made it happen...primarily through fifty-five some odd personal interviews and the multiple illustrations sprinkled throughout its pages.

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by custer (WorldCat user published 2021-08-23) Excellent Permalink

The author has self published this book to add some knowledge to the local history of Algiers, LA, which is across the river from New Orleans.  It concerns the evolution of a small community hospital that was in existence before a bridge over the Mississippi River connected the community to New...
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