1914: Tuberculosis quarantine advised on reservations
Office of Indian Affairs physicians urge Indian agents on reservations to quarantine Native persons with active tuberculosis infections, as part of a national effort to control the spread of disease. Lacking medical staff and facilities to treat TB, the Office of Indian Affairs sees quarantine as the best answer.
- Epidemics, Federal-Tribal Relations
- Arctic, California, Great Basin, Great Plains, Northeast, Northwest Coast, Plateau, Southeast, Southwest, Subarctic
Courtesy National Archives and Records Administration