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Description: Mrs. Steege, who drove 10 miles through the rain to have her children examined.

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Brookside Hospital

Date: 1922 

Description: Exterior of the Brookside Hospital. The building features a fire escape, an enclosed porch, and a mansard roof.

Date: 1951-11-12 

Description: Zellie Jackson of 522 East Wilson Street, a tuberculosis patient at Lake View Sanatorium, listens to a radio while lying in bed.

Date: 1958-12-09 

Description: Linda Lee Elverman, 19 month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Elverman, sits in a crib at Morningside Sanatorium where she is recovering from tuberculo...

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Description: An Indian mother holds her baby in her arms as she arrives at the Health Center.

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Tomac Plasma Bank

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman stands next to a "Tomac Plasma Bank," a refrigerated cabinet designed to store blood plasma. The original caption reads, "Tomac Plasma Bank, engine...

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Description: A nurse talks to two pregnant mothers.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the Oneida cottage for women at the State Tuberculosis Sanatorium.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of elderly women sit together at a table working on March of Dimes activities. Pictured are Ona Smith, Julie Simonson, Mary Zweifel, Gussie Rowe, M...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of patients resting in chairs and nurses standing near them at Saint Mary's Sanatorium, founded in 1880 by Bishop Salpointe. A large cactus and a pal...

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Description: Two nurses stand outside the Colby Health Center, a former dental office. This was the first county health center, in a village of 700 population.

Date: 1921-01-05 

Description: A man having his hand x-rayed as another man looks on from behind a shield. The x-ray machine is most likely part of the medical facilities at one of Inter...

Date: 1957-08 

Description: Algerian women and children gather at the Red Crescent (Red Cross equivalent) tent. They are dressed in patterned fabric and are sitting on the ground.

Date: 1947-01-30 

Description: Listening to the story and music of the Nutcracker Suite are: Buddy Onash, Ft. Atkinson, Dennis Wenger, Madison, patients at the Convalescent Home for Chil...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the Waushara cottage for men at the State Tuberculosis Sanatorium.

Date: 1951-11-12 

Description: Marguerite Willenberg of 1027 East Johnson Street, a tuberculosis patient at Morningside Sanatorium, sits in a wicker rocking chair while knitting.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with a cut-out of...

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Description: Two women and an infant represent three generations of an Indian family. They are posing at the steps of the Health Center, where they are to attend Mother...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior of an operating room at Saint Mary's Hospital, completed May 18, 1859 and designed by Anthony Bley. An operating table, lights, and other surgical...

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Description: Interior of a bedroom at Saint Mary's Sanatorium, founded in 1880 by Bishop Salpointe. The view includes a bed, chairs, a dresser, and desk.

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