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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Fifth and Sixth Grades at Mary Free Bed Hospital

Fifth and Sixth Grades at Mary Free Bed Hospital


Three boys and three girls work in a small classroom setting with their teacher. Two of the boys are in wheelchairs, one girl reads a book while lying on a bed, and another boy and girl sit at school desks. The girl sitting at the card table has a brace on her leg. Some of the children's art work is displayed on the brick wall under the windows.


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TitleFifth and Sixth Grades at Mary Free Bed Hospital

Title by cataloger. A full range of classes, kindergarten through twelfth grade, were conducted for Mary Free Bed patients unable to attend their public school.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids
CollectionMary Free Bed Guild & Hospital Coll., #81, History and Special Collections Department

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from History and Special Collections Department, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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