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From: "Blanche" <>
Subject: Re: TB sanitariums
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2001 18:43:12 -0700

In case it hasn't been mentioned already, don't forget the Springville
T.B.Sanatorium. I believe it was considered to be one of the best. For the
past fifteen or twenty years it has been a senior living complex called
Sierra Dawn...or is it Sequoia Dawn.?

Blanche Elliott Spence
in Northwest Montana
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Date: Saturday, January 20, 2001 6:19 PM
Subject: Re: TB sanitariums

>In a message dated 1/20/01 11:13:07 PM !!!First Boot!!!,

>Another TB Sanitarium was at Bret Harte, CA. which is in the foothillls.
>remember going there to visit the daughter of a friend of my grandmother's
>the 1930's. I don't know if it is still there or not. We were not allowed
>go in with the mother because of the contagious nature of the disease. I
>remember it was much feared and quite often fatal, not like today with the
>treatments we have.
> Phyllis
><< bj: Re: TB sanitariums
> Date: 1/20/01 11:13:07 PM !!!First Boot!!!
> From: (Margie)
> To:
> In Stockton, San Joaquin County, CA.. there was a Sanitarium at the French
> Camp County Hospital in 1958... and it was there in 1961. When my dad
> us to see mom after she had my sister (Feb of 1958). We were walking
> and he pointed to folks on the porch and said they had TB and that it was
> real easy to get..they were there until cured.
> When we went to get mom in Sep of 61 when anoter brother was born.. the
> sanitarium was still there.. can't recall if still in use or not.. no one
> out on porch.
> I also note that the Stockton State Hospital had TB patients as early as
> 1910-20.. Marge
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