Hospital Bill of 1936

Hospital bill 1939

HISTORY: 1936 “The services for which the hospital billed my parents are itemized thus: Flat rate for 12 days room and board, delivery room, anesthesia, laboratory tests, routine medicines, care of baby included. The total bill: $40”.
~ Nick Herbert
Many thanks to Nick Herbert, for his birth bill, and giving me permission for sharing it.

  • MelbournianX

    For today, around $12000. How far we’ve come.

  • Lois Bock DiCosola

    remedy for cough-?

  • Sherrie Larry Wohlgemuth

    that would be $685.58 in today’s money. I would say about right for 12 days in the hospital.

  • Sergey Druganov

    and what was an average salary in US at that time?