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These are intact artifacts that I found when exploring the hospital.
 
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Item:  Patient ID Card for a Ms. Esterleen Waters

Text:  District of Columbia Department of Human Resources;  This card and your eligilibility pass must be shown to obtain treatment;  Waters Esterleen;  HU;  196890 012337 2

Found:  Inside Children's Hospital

Date:  Unknown, possibly 1968

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Item:  Denture Container Lid

Text:  Dentures;  Name________________;  Room___________________

Found:  Inside Children's Hospital

Date:  Unknown

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Item:  Bacteriology Lab Slip

Text:  Register or Unit No.;  Ward No;  Bed Patient, Ambulatory; Requested by and date;  Date and time collected;  Clinical data;  Patients last name-first name-middle name;  Examination Requested;  Specimen and source;  Antibacterial therapy;  Report;  514-1210;  Date of Report;  Signature (Specify Lab. if not part of requesting facility);  Name of Medical Facility;  Standard Form 514-K-Rev.  June 1959, Bureau of the Budget Circular A-32;  Bacteriology

Found:  Roof of Children's Hospital

Date:  June, 1959

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Item:  FX Red Marking Cartridges

Text:  (Readable from photo)

Found:  Inside Four Apartment Building No 1

Date:  Unknown

**Note**  After the Hospital closed, the grounds were used as a training ground for Military Police.  There are still cartridges scattered about the apartment, and crates in the laundry house as well as markings from the paint balls.

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All photographs taken by / content written by Rebecca S. Williams unless otherwise stated