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City of Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium Bulletin Vol. 12 Nos. 7-12 Inc.

City of Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium was built in the 1910s during a time when public sanitariums were becoming more numerous as doctors were developing better treatments and understandings of the disease's impact on public health. It closed in 1974.

Chicago, Illinois: City of Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium, 1932. Vol. 12, Nos. 7-12 inclusive of the City of Chicago's Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium Bulletin, subtitled "What You Should Know About Tuberculosis". Marketed towards the general public, the pamphlet discusses the disease in detail and focuses on information that aids in Chicago's public health initiative to limit the spread of disease. Serene cover illustration. Topics covered include: the science behind the illness; how infection happens; a history of the disease's impact on humanity; how to prevent spread; how to diagnose; and principles of treatment. For treatment, the pamphlet emphasizes rest (including "physic rest", p. 21), exercise, a healthy diet, fresh air, and medicine. Includes a map on the lower wrapper that pinpoints every facility in Chicago that accepts Tuberculosis patients. 8vo (9" by 6"), pp. 28, with photo-illustrations in-text. Stapled in original illustrated wrappers. Very good to fine; minor chipping to wrappers.

Price: $135.00

Item #22000749