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These four photographs show the hospital building, later called the Tower Building when it was purchased by the Menninger Foundation. It was constructed in stages with funds from the Security Benefit Association members, an early social security program. Details of all of the construction are in "A Nickel a Month" by Dean L. Smith. The Security Benefit Association served as a type of insurance for its members.

Date: Between 1925 and 1930

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Security Benefit Association hospital in Topeka, Kansas - This is a view of the hospital before the tower and the wings were added in 1929.  It stands high on a hill overlooking Topeka, Kansas.Security Benefit Association hospital in Topeka, Kansas - A photograph of the building of the additions to the hospital during 1929.Security Benefit Association hospital in Topeka, Kansas - The newly completed SBA hospital.Security Benefit Association hospital in Topeka, Kansas - A view of the buildings of SBA. In the foreground is Building D, maintenance, which was once the nurses dorm. In the background is the school for orphans. The doctors residence is along the skyline.

Security Benefit Association hospital in Topeka, Kansas - This is a view of the hospital before the tower and the wings were added in 1929. It stands high on a hill overlooking Topeka, Kansas.

Item Number: 224524
Call Number: Menninger Fdn. Photographic Collection, Box 40, #37
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 224524

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