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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bulloch County's first hospital funded by WWII bonds
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Roger Allen - photo by Special
(Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the establishment and growth of doctors, hospitals and the health industry in Georgia and Bulloch County.) In a 1919 newspaper article, Dr. A.J. Mooney challenged everyone to donate a one-year interest coupon from their World War I Liberty Bonds in order to build a new memorial hospital. By 1933, Statesboro's mayor, the Bulloch County Commissioners and area doctors had finally agreed upon a design for a new 40-bed facility. The commissioners put forth their proposal for public approval in 1934.
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