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

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

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
Genre
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
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Connolly, Cynthia A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Critical issues in health and medicine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tuberculosis in children
  • Tuberculosis
  • Children
  • MEDICAL
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • Children
  • Tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis in children
  • United States
  • Tuberculosis
  • Child
  • Child, Institutionalized
  • History, 20th Century
  • Patient Isolation
  • Tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis
Label
Saving sickly children : the tuberculosis preventorium in American life, 1909-1970, Cynthia A. Connolly
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
ocn310963552
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 182 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813542676
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jwch9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)310963552
Label
Saving sickly children : the tuberculosis preventorium in American life, 1909-1970, Cynthia A. Connolly
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
ocn310963552
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 182 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813542676
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jwch9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)310963552

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