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Tuberculosis nurses in white uniforms with nursing caps smile for the camera.TB Sanitorium and Preventorium
ca. 1926 / 48:25
Harry A. Wilmer and Lois Parker
Silent, black-and-white.


Bates, Barbara. Bargaining for Life: A Social History of Tuberculosis, 1876–1938. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.

Connolly, Cynthia A. Saving Sickly Children: The Tuberculosis Preventorium in American Life, 1909–1970. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2008.

D’Antonio, Patricia. American Nursing: A History of Knowledge Authority and the Meaning of Work. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

Freund, Daniel. American Sunshine: Diseases of Darkness and the Quest for Natural Light. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

National Tuberculosis Association. A Directory of Sanatoria, Day Camps, Hospitals, and Preventoria for the Treatment of Tuberculosis in the United States. New York: National Tuberculosis Association, 1923.

Reverby, Susan. Ordered to Care: The Dilemma of American Nursing, 1850–1945. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987.

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Roberta M. West Collection, Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA.

West, Roberta Mayhew. History of Nursing in Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Evangelical Press, 1939.

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