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Volunteer Dorothy Wilson Poses Outside Oakwood Hospital Beyer Center, July 1996

Volunteer Dorothy Wilson Poses Outside Oakwood Hospital Beyer Center, July 1996 image
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Ann Arbor News, July 15, 1996
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Dorothy Wilson comes to Oakwood Hospital Beyer Center five days a week, sometimes putting in long days to coordinate patient services.
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AACHM Oral History: Dorothy Wilson

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Dorothy Wilson was born November 28, 1911, in Mount Vernon, New York. She grew up in New York, where she also met her husband, living for several years in Brooklyn. She became a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked at the Brooklyn State Hospital. After her husband’s death she retired and moved, in 1972, to Ypsilanti to be near her family where she became active in volunteer work for Church Women United through Brown Chapel AME Church in Ypsilanti, the Beyer Hospital Auxiliary, and the Ypsilanti Historical Society.