Finding aid for the Henry Jerry John Photographs


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: John, Henry Jerry
Title: Henry Jerry John Photographs
Dates: 1910-1960
Extent: 0.40 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Henry Jerry John (1885-1971) was a Cleveland, Ohio, physician who specialized in diabetes. He was born Jindrich Jeroslav John, In Czechoslovakia, and emigrated to the U.S. ca. 1889. He and his wife founded Camp Ho Mita Koda for diabetic children in 1929. He served in the Army Medical Corps during both world wars. The collection consists of photographs of Dr. John of Cleveland, Ohio; his family, his wood carvings, and of camp Ho Mita Koda for diabetics. Included are portraits of Dr. John in World War I and World War II and a photograph album containing photographs ca. 1930s of Camp Ho Mita Koda in Newbury, Ohio; including campers, camp facilities, and activities.
PG Number PG 119
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English