Winthrop–University Hospital was founded in 1896 under the name Nassau Hospital as Long Island, New York's first voluntary hospital. It is located in Mineola, New York and the location was originally constructed in 1900. It was renamed Winthrop–University Hospital in the 1980s to avoid confusion with Nassau County Medical Center, now Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC), in East Meadow. Winthrop University Hospital is a teaching hospital for Stony Brook University and is also a member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System.
- "James Barton, 71, Stage Actor, Dies. Veteran Player in 'Tobacco Road'. In Films and TV Famed for Drunken Routine Scored With Dancing". New York Times. February 20, 1962. Retrieved 2014-12-05.
James Edward Barton, actor best known for his earthy role as Jeeter Lester in the longrunning play, "Tobacco Road," died this morning in Nassau Hospital here after a heart attack. His age was 71.
- "Duane L. Jones, 51, Actor and Director of Stage Works, Dies". New York Times. July 28, 1988. Retrieved December 23, 2010.
Duane L. Jones, a director and actor, died Friday in Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, L.I. He was 51 years old and lived in Westbury, L.I. Marva Jones Brooks, Mr. Jones's sister and the City Attorney of Atlanta, said death was caused by cardiopulmonary arrest. Mr. Jones was director of the Maguire Theater at the State University College at Old Westbury and artistic director at the Richard Allen Center for Culture and Art in Manhattan.
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