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The U.S. Army purchased the Greenbrier Hotel in 1942 and converted it into the Ashford General Hospital with 2,000 beds. The hospital was used during WWII as a surgical and rehabilitation center for soldiers. Read more at the website The Greenbrier, America's Resort.
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“Messer, Virginia E.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed November 26, 2022, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/300004514.
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