East Hospital, Nebraska Soldiers' and Sailors' Home, Burkett
Two similar single story buildings with front porches are in this 6-1/2" x 3-3/4" black and white plate. Two men sit and one stands in the shade of a tree next to the nearest building. There is a dirt road in front along with a garden and trees.
Excerpted from: "Fourteenth Biennial Report of the Commandant of the Nebraska Soldiers' and Sailors Home, Burkett, Nebraska" In First Biennial Report of the Board of Commissioners of State Institutions to the Governor and Legislature of the State of Nebraska for the Biennium Ending November 30, 1914 (Lincoln: Nebraska Board of Commissioners of State Institutions, 1914), plate between pp. 176-177
The yearly salary of the institution's surgeon was $1,200. Salaries for the hospital matron and the nurses total $8,40. The institution had a main hospital and two convalescent hospitals. Further statistics and information can be found in the report.