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Asian American Comparative Collection:
The Kooskia Internment Camp Project:
Tables Related to Hospitalization and Death


Priscilla Wegars, Ph.D., Volunteer Curator
Laboratory of Anthropology
University of Idaho
P. O. Box 441111
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1111 USA
208-885-7075
pwegars@uidaho.edu

Tables Related to Hospitalization and Death

1. Fees for services if needed, to be charged by the Orofino Hospital to the Kooskia Internment Camp

Service provided

Per day

Per week

Fees

Hospital, private room

$4.50

$31.50

 

---, double room

3.50

24.50

 

---, ward

3.50

24.50

 

Operating room, major surgery

   

$10.00

---, minor surgery

   

5.00

Anaesthesia, major surgery

   

10.00

---, minor surgery

   

5.00

Laboratory work, blood count

   

3.00

---, urinalysis

   

2.00

X-ray of hand, wrist, foot, ankle, forearm, arm, shoulder, knee, thigh

   

One plate, $2.50

Two plates, 5.00

---, hip, chest, eyeball, head, spine, kidney, bladder

   

One plate, $10.00

Two plates, 12.50

---, gastro-intestinal, complete series

   

At least three plates, $15.00

Special nurses, 8-hour

   

Prevailing rate

Day call at Kooskia Internment Camp

   

First patient, $50.00

Each additional patient, $2.00

Night call at Kooskia Internment Camp

   

First patient, $75.00

Each additional patient, $2.00

Call at hospital office by appointment

   

$2.00

Information from IBA, Invitation No. 44-3K, BHF from RTH, June 12, 1943, together with "Conditions," "Instruction to Bidders," and "Instructions to Contracting Officers" on back of "Invitation, Bid, and Acceptance" form, no date; together with RTH, "Standard Government Form of Continuation Schedule for Standard Form 31 or 33 (Supplies)" for Invitation No. 44-3K, and "Conditions and Special Instructions," no date; AN85-58A734, FN56125/288, Box 2451, RG85, NARA I.

2. Comparable costs for providing funeral and ambulance services

Shaw Funeral House

Blake Funeral Home

Service provided

Body at Kooskia

Body at Orofino hospital

Body at Kooskia

Body at Orofino hospital

Removal of body

.00

.00

24.00

24.00

Transportation to mortuary

30.50

.00

18.30

.00

Shroud

5.00 (not stated)

5.00

4.00 (black regulation robe

4.00

Casket

35.00

35.00

35.00

35.00

Outer case

10.00

10.00

8.00

8.00

Removal to cemetery or railroad station

.00

.00

2.00

2.00

Grave

5.00

5.00

10.00

10.00

Opening and closing grave

10.00

10.00

10.00

10.00

Grave marker

5.00

5.00

7.00

7.00

Washing and embalming body

25.00

25.00

20.00

20.00

Total

125.50


138.30


Ambulance service to Kooskia, per trip

30.50

 

24.40

 

Information from "Abstract of Bid No. 44-4K," [about June 14, 1943]; AN85-58A734, FN56125/288, Box 2451, RG85, NARA I.

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