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A Healing Place: Michigan State Sanatorium, Howell State Hospital, Hillcrest Center, Howell, Michigan

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Michigan State Sanatorium, Howell State Hospital, Hillcrest Center, Howell, Michigan. In 1890, the Michigan State Board of Health petitioned the state Legislature for money to create and support a Michigan State Sanatorium to care for patients suffering from tuberculosis.

In 1905, the State legislators approved $20,000 for land acquisition and one year of operating expenses.(HCDL-bd-Healing-Place-Howell-Sanatorium_m.mp4)

Names Mentioned:

  • tuberculosis
  • Michigan State Sanatorium
  • Fred Euler
  • County Farm Road
  • New York
  • Dr. Trudeau
  • shacks
  • Administration building
  • chapel
  • power plants
  • farm
  • water tower
  • tunnel system
  • lobby 
  • Nellie Lansing Glenn
  • carbolic acid
  • University of Michigan physicians
  • streptomycin
  • Glen Smith
  • cooks
  • Harry Lamb
  • Pauline Bailey
  • Dan Leavenworth
  • Jim Guy
  • Midland Michigan
  • Laundry
  • Clinton Whalen
  • consumption
  • Hillcrest Center for Developmentally Disabled
  • P.A. 111
  • Howell State Hospital
  • unknown persons
  • Marion Township
  • Ruth ??
  • Marily Wilson
  • Ruth and Leslie White
  • Dr. Frank Detterbeck
  • Lou Crawford
  • Ralph Benson
  • Delores  ?Calen
  • Robert ?Calen
  • Livingston County Poor Farm
  • cemetery
  • Blossom Farm
  • Archives of Michigan

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