panoramic black & white photo of MGH campus with Bulfinch building on the right and tents on the left

Bulfinch yard, ca. 1919

On numerous occasions throughout MGH history, it has been necessary to provide temporary quarters for medical and surgical patients. This panoramic view of the Bulfinch yard, taken around 1919, includes a group of Tent Wards erected to accommodate an influx of recuperating World War I veterans.