Possibly set up as a program by Rochester Dental Society, eventually getting funding by George Eastman, Eastman Kodak Company, then the name changed to Eastman Dental Dispensary. In 1902 another free clinic was set up in Strassburg, Germany (now Strasbourg, France) by Dr, Ernst Jessen.
- George Eastman – Wikipedia
George Eastman (July 12, 1854 – March 14, 1932) was an American entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak Company and popularized the use of roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream.
- George Eastman | Kodak
He was a high school dropout, judged “not especially gifted” when measured against the academic standards of the day. He was poor, but even as a young man, he took it upon himself to support his widowed mother and two sisters, one of whom had polio.
- George Eastman | American inventor, entrepreneur, and manufacturer
George Eastman, (born July 12, 1854, Waterville, New York, U.S.—died March 14, 1932, Rochester, New York), American entrepreneur and inventor whose introduction of the first Kodak camera helped to promote amateur photography on a large scale.
- Eastman Dental Dispensary – Wikipedia
The Eastman Dental Dispensary was built in 1917. Prior to that time local benefactors provided funds for the indigent children of Rochester to receive free dental services in several city locations. George Eastman provided the funds to build a free dispensary in Rochester.
Rochester, NY, USA