Hospital at National Home for Disabled Volunteer soldiers, Santa Monica, Calif.

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National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Charitable organizations and concerned citizens had long recognized the need for a place to care for disabled veterans.

The injured and debilitated men who returned home from the Civil War needed long term care, often more than their families could offer. APA citation style: Historic American Buildings Survey, C.

& U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs. () National Home Calif. book Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Pacific Branch, Domiciliary, 1 Wilshire Boulevard, West Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, rnia Los. The Los Angeles Disabled Veterans Home, commonly known as Sawtelle, was established in at the corner of Wilshire and Sawtelle.

The men on this list served in the Civil War, Spanish-American War, various Indian conflicts, Pershing's incursion into Mexico, or the First World War. Some served in several of these conflicts.

These surviving case files represent only a portion. The veterans at the National Home branches were members of a variety of national organizations, whose local chapters often met at clubhouses at the National Home branches.

The largest and most influential of these organizations was the Grand Army of the Republic, known as the GAR, which advocated for the rights of veterans. The National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers was instituted following the Civil War. The purpose of these homes was to provide a place for disabled American soldiers and sailors Santa Monica live.

Admission to a home was voluntary and soldiers could request which home they. Established by Congress on land deeded from Arcadia Bandini de Baker, Senator John P. Jones, and John Wolfkill, the site for the Pacific Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers and Sailors (as it was then known) was selected for its “climate and hygiene” from more than 60 other possible locations – including the entirety of Santa Catalina Island.

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Plante This vintage postcard shows the main building of the Northwestern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, opened in Milwaukee (Wood), WI, in (Author's collection) Plante was AWOL again. He finally returned on July 2,having been gone since June The Los Angeles National Cemetery opened as one of 11 facilities operated by the Veterans Administration, on lands shared with national veterans' homes or asylums for disabled soldiers.

The Pacific Branch of the National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers was established in on Calif. book Monica ranch lands donated by Senator John P. Jones.

California Hospital Volunteers, Sacramento, California. likes 3 talking about this 12 were here. Supporting health care volunteerism in California's hospitals and health systems.5/5(2).

The wooden frame Shingle Style chapel dates back to making it the oldest extant building on Wilshire Boulevard, a reminder of the important role that the VA’s predecessor – the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (NHDVS) – played in the growth of the Los Angeles Metropolitan area.

Media in category "National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Western Branch" The following 39 files are in this category, out of 39 total. Detail of boxed-in column capital and covered tin ceiling in first floor library reading room - National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Western Branch, Ward Memorial Building, HABS KSAtif Location: United States of America.

The National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Marion Branch is a historic old soldiers' home located in Marion, Indiana. The hospital, along with Marion National Cemetery were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in as a national historic on: E 38th St., Marion, Indiana.

National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Western Branch, Quarters, Franklin Avenue, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, KS Contributor Names Historic American Buildings Survey, creator U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress) Repository.

Spanning from Whittier Dr. to Centinela Ave., the area encompassing Westwood, Brentwood, and West Los Angeles began developing inwhen the founders of Santa Monica donated land to the federal government for the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. The National Home for D.V.S.

has its origin in the act of March 3,which was amended by the act of Maestablishing the National Asylum for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, providing that the President of the United States, Secretary of War, Chief Justice of the United States, and such other persons as may from time to time be.

Veterans Hospital in Santa Monica on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Veterans Hospitals in Santa Monica, CA. English: The National Asylum for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers was established on March 3,in the United States by Congress to provide care for volunteer soldiers who had been disabled through loss of limb, wounds, disease, or injury during service in the Union forces in the American Civil lly, the Asylum, later called the Home, was planned to have three.

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Historic American Buildings Survey, C. & U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs. () National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Pacific Branch, 1 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA.

California Los Angeles Los Angeles. Image of the Soldiers' Home, a care home for disabled veterans opened in This view shows buildings, grounds and an American Flag at center." Bird's eye view of Soldiers Home, Santa Monica Cal."--text, on item.

"Pacific Photograph Gallery. On the beach at Santa Monica, Calif. H.F. Rile."--text, advertisement on verso. Title transcribed from item; date devised by. SpringVol. 36, No. The National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. SpringVol.

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36, No. Photograph of the Parade Ground at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Sawtelle, [s.d.]. A dirt walkway is at center and runs away from the viewer to a large building. Another similar walkway is perpendicular to the first. A person dressed in dark clothing is walking along the path near a large flag pole, flying from which is an American flag.

Cover Sheet - National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Northwestern Branch, Hospital, West National Avenue, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI HABS WIF (sheet 1 of 6). × 13,; MBHeritage designation: place listed on the. UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica Volunteer Services Sixteenth Street, 2nd Floor Santa Monica, CA () Phone () Fax.

Santa Monica Military Records. National Home For Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (The Pacific Branch in Santa Monica, CA) Ancestry. U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, (Pacific Branch, Los Angeles, California) Ancestry Santa Monica Newspapers and Obituaries.

Aguila 03/21/ to 03/21/ Genealogy Bank. Beverly Hills. Photo, Print, Drawing National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Pacific Branch, Research, Wilshire Boulevard, West Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA. Enlarge [ Photos from Survey HABS CAI ] Download: Go. More Resources [ Data Pages from Survey HABS CAI ].

Aerial view of Sawtelle (now Los Angeles), and the National Soldier's Home (now Veterans Administration Hospital). Circa early s. Type Image Format 1 photograph:b&w Photographic prints Identifier Security Pacific National Bank Collection Sawtelle-Buildings-National Soldiers' Home.; G 4x5 CARL The Northwestern Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Historic District is a veterans' hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with roots going back to the Civil on: West National Avenue.

About the time he arrived in Los Angeles, the federal government opened the Pacific Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers and Sailors in what was called Sawtelle, east of Santa Monica.

Ledbetter’s record sheet at the Soldiers Home detailing his history there from to his death in   SpringVol. 36, No. 1 [table striped="true" responsive="true"] Home Location Date Established Eastern Branch Togus, ME Central Branch Dayton, OH Northwestern Branch Wood, WI Southern Branch Hampton, VA Western Branch Leavenworth, KS Pacific Branch Sawtelle, CA Marion Branch Marion, IN.

History of the National home for disabled volunteer soldiers: with a complete guide-book to the Central home, at Dayton, Ohio by Gobrecht, J CPages:. Donations are accepted at all Voluntary Service Office veterans are interested in the same things as the general public; NEW reading materials (no hardbacks, please), new or gently used clothing (men’s and women’s), caps or hats, new wallets or purses, belts, puzzles, games, reading glasses, canes, small portable appliances, CDs and DVDs (no VHS please) and .Established by Congress in and developed as a network of eleven branches across the country, the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (NHDVS) established a policy of veterans' benefits that directly influenced the development of a national system for veterans' health care in the United States.The Tuskegee Veterans Administration Medical Center began in as an old soldiers' home in Tuskegee, Alabama.

It was originally called the Tuskegee Home, part of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers system. The home-hospital, eventually 27 buildings, was developed next to the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute campus (now Tuskegee .