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Museum of Medical History Lecture: Arequipa Sanatorium
Lynn Downey tells the story of her grandmother’s experience in a Northern California tuberculosis sanatorium called Arequipa, where women with TB were treated from 1911 to 1957.
Lynn Downey is a native California writer, archivist and historian. After a long career as an in-house archivist and historian, she is now a historical and archival consultant. Her lastest book, Arequipa Sanatorium: Life in California’s Lung Resort for Women will be available later this this year.
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