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The Resource Saving sickly children : the tuberculosis preventorium in American life, 1909-1970, Cynthia A. Connolly, (electronic book)

Saving sickly children : the tuberculosis preventorium in American life, 1909-1970, Cynthia A. Connolly, (electronic book)

Label
Saving sickly children : the tuberculosis preventorium in American life, 1909-1970
Title
Saving sickly children
Title remainder
the tuberculosis preventorium in American life, 1909-1970
Statement of responsibility
Cynthia A. Connolly
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Known as "The Great Killer" and "The White Plague," few diseases influenced American life as much as tuberculosis. Sufferers migrated to mountain or desert climates believed to ameliorate symptoms. Architects designed homes with sleeping porches and verandas so sufferers could spend time in the open air. The disease even developed its own consumer culture complete with invalid beds, spittoons, sputum collection devices, and disinfectants. The "preventorium," an institution designed to protect children from the ravages of the disease, emerged in this era of Progres
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Connolly, Cynthia A.
Dewey number
362.196/995
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC312.6.C4
LC item number
C66 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tuberculosis in children
  • Tuberculosis
  • Children
Label
Saving sickly children : the tuberculosis preventorium in American life, 1909-1970, Cynthia A. Connolly, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Child-saving in the United States -- Tuberculosis: a children's disease -- Founding the preventorium -- The preventorium goes nationwide -- Science and the preventorium -- Tuberculosis in the "world of tomorrow" -- Conclusion: saving children, yesterday, today, and tomorrow
Control code
ebr10264152
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 182 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780813542676
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Saving sickly children : the tuberculosis preventorium in American life, 1909-1970, Cynthia A. Connolly, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Child-saving in the United States -- Tuberculosis: a children's disease -- Founding the preventorium -- The preventorium goes nationwide -- Science and the preventorium -- Tuberculosis in the "world of tomorrow" -- Conclusion: saving children, yesterday, today, and tomorrow
Control code
ebr10264152
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 182 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780813542676
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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