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Phonograph Record. Passing in Review, M. D. Anderson Hospital Blood Bank, 1946

"Passing in Review" is a radio program that aired on KPRC radio in Houston, Texas. First half of this episode provides a narrative of the process of donating blood to the M. D. Anderson Hospital Blood Bank. The second half of the episode has Dr. E. W. Bertner - acting director of M. D. Anderson Hospital - and first president of the Texas Medical Center - advocates for donating blood and cancer research. [E. W. Bertner, MD papers, MS002, Texas Medical Center Library, McGovern Historical Center]

Phonograph Record. Dr. E. W. Bertner Addresses the 4th Symposium of Cancer Research, 1950

Dr. E. W. Bertner Addresses the 4th Symposium of Cancer Research. Dr. Bertner is the guest of honor for M. D. Anderson Hospital 4th Symposium of Cancer Research in 1950. He addressed the meeting remotely from his residence in the Rice Hotel, Houston, Texas. [E. W. Bertner, MD papers, MS002, Texas Medical Center Library, McGovern Historical Center]

Invitation, Program, and Remarks for Breaking Ground of MD Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research

Invitation, Map, and Program. Invitation reads, "The Board of Regents of the University of Texas and The Director and Staff of the M.D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research request the honor of your presence at the Breaking of the Ground for the New Hospital Building at The Texas Medical Center Houston, Texas Wednesday, December twenty, four o'clock." Program includes "The Star Spangled Banner;" Invocation by Rev. Charles L. King, D.D.; Greeting by Dr. Randolph Lee Clark, Jr.; Introduction of Official Guests; Address by Judge James Pinckney Hart; Tribute to the Memory of the Late E. W. Bertner, M.D.; Breaking of the Ground; "The Eyes of Texas;" and Benediction by Rev. John J. Roach.

Remarks of Dudley K. Woodward, Jr., Chairman of the Board of Regents of the Unviersity of Texas on the occasion of Breaking Ground for the M.D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research Houston, Texas. Included is a remembrance of E. W. Bertner noting, "Throughout time as The Texas Medical Center grows and the University of Texas in this Center grows with it, the name of Ernest [sic] William Bertner will be upon the lips and in the hearts of all those who appraise at their true worth vision, determination and courage beyond belief."

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