Rhodes Avenue Hospital

RhodesAvenueHospital.jpgIn April of 1914, 37-year-old homemaker Mary Stepan died at Chicago’s Rhodes Avenue Hospital from complications of an abortion perpetrated that day by midwife Anna Stanek. Stanek was indicted in May, but the case never went to trial.


In December of 1915, 34-year-old Mrs. Anna Hunt died at Chicago’s Rhodes Avenue Hospital from complications of an abortion perpetrated that day by an unknown person.