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[Weimar Joint Sanatorium, Placer County, Calif. photograph album].
BANC PIC 2020.007--PIC
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Title:

[Weimar Joint Sanatorium, Placer County, Calif. photograph album]

Abstract:

Photograph album of snapshots documenting an unidentified woman's stay at the Weimar Joint Sanatorium for tuberculosis, likely in the late 1920s or early 1930s. Photographs depict her, some of her fellow patients (only identified by first name) and various visitors. Also depicted are a few staff members, the grounds of the sanatorium, interior scenes of buildings, and the surrounding countryside. Also includes a stationery envelope printed with name of the sanatorium and bearing hand-written name: "Farley".

Date:

1930 (issued)

Subject:

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Weimar Joint Sanatorium (Placer County, Calif.) -- Photographs
Tuberculosis -- Patients -- California -- Placer County -- Photographs
Tuberculosis -- California -- Placer County

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Photographer(s)/compiler unknown.
Many leaves include descriptive hand-written captions.
Weimar Joint Sanatorium, Placer County, Calif. photograph album, BANC PIC 2020.007, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Jeffrey Rovenpor Rare Books ; 2019.
Weimar Joint Sanatorium: established for the treatment of indigent tuberculosis patients; located in Weimar, south of Colfax in Placer County; opened in 1919, closed approximately 1979. An adjoining Weimar Cemetery was the subject of 2012 Weimar Project, a research effort aimed at determining the identities of many who were buried there.

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 70 photographs in 1 album : gelatin silver prints ; sheets various sizes, album 14 x 22 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2020.007--PIC

Origin:

California