DR. SHADD’S
TWO ROOM OFFICE
Medicine in the early 1900’s was much different than we know today.
DO YOU KNOW THESE FAMOUS MELFORT DOCTORS?
Dr. A. S. Shadd
Both noted for their humanitarianism, and community involvement. One started a drug store and the other became the Mayor of Melfort in 1912.
THE HOSPITAL THAT STARTED WITH A DOOR TO DOOR CANVASS
The initial collection was $1200 in 1906. Explore how the nursing program began, and the first Ladies Auxiliary
Do you wonder how they did it?
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VISIT DR. SHADD’S OFFICE
Medicine in the early 1900’s for settlers was far different than today. Tour Dr. Shadd’s 2 room office. You’ll see instruments and diagnostic paperwork that early Doctors used.
Dr. Thomas Charles Spence Dr. A. S. Shadd
Learn more about “Saskatchewan’s great pioneer black doctor”. Dr. A. S. Shadd. Many times he cared for patients at the risk to his own health.
Aside from practicing medicine, Dr. Thomas Spence was active in politics and was Mayor of Melfort from 1912 to 1913. After retiring, Spence started practicing medicine again during the epidemic in 1918.
THE HOSPITAL THAT STARTED WITH A DOOR TO DOOR CANVASS
Nursing, Medical Staff, and Board of the Lady Minto Hospital, Melfort, 1928.
The first collection was $1200 in 1906 for the Lady Minto Hospital