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From the archives: Bracelets for newborns

During the JGH’s early years, newborn babies were sometimes identified by bracelets whose lettered beads were strung by nursery staff. A (misspelled) bracelet, which Ina Zaritsky later donated to the JGH Archives, was placed on her wrist shortly after her birth in 1942.

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The Jewish General Hospital’s 85th anniversary is an ideal occasion to take a glimpse into the past. By remembering the extraordinary efforts of the hospital’s founders, supporters, staff and volunteers, we honour the enduring legacy of the JGH.

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