Good Samaritan School of Nursing Photographs





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Date Range

circa 1890-1900


This is a portrait of Andrew Spencer, the beloved porter at Good Samaritan Hospital for 40 years. He arrived at the hospital in 1880 with cataracts in both eyes and had his sight restored by Dr. Holt C. Wilson. After his recovery, he stayed on at the hospital as an employee. Andrew Spencer died of angina in 1919.


An additional image of annotations made on the back of the photograph can be downloaded from the additional files below.

Collection Credit

Linfield College-Good Samaritan School of Nursing Collection. Jereld R. Nicholson Library. Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon. Deposited by Linfield College-Good Samaritan School of Nursing.



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This is a scan taken of the back of the photograph. This image contains some descriptive annotations.


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