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This black and white photograph shows most of the buildings of the Security Benefit Association complex. The S.B.A. was, initially, a fraternal organization that helped fund health care. Members paid a nickel a month for free care at a association hospital. That fee also covered an orphanage for their children, if the member died, and an old folks home. It was all located as what the association claimed was a model facility in Topeka, Kansas. See Kansas Memory items 224538 and 224543 for advertising publications. Many of the buildings were remodeled when The Menninger Foundation purchased the property and built new structures for the Menninger Clinic. Some buildings are still in existence today, in 2011.

Date: 1930

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Item Number: 224548
Call Number: Menninger Foundation Photographic Collection, Box 40, #87
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 224548

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