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

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

Description

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

Subject

Sanatoriums
Hospitals

Format

video/mp4

Type

Moving Image

Contributor

  • Howell Area Archives
  • Susan Reifert, NSDAR
  • Don Reifert, NSSAR
  • Jerilee Cook
  • Jon King
  • Howell Area Historical Society

Rights Note

Howell Carnegie District Library makes no representation that it is the owner of the copyright in any published material. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright.

Original Format

digital video

Collection

Citation

“A Healing Place: Michigan State Sanatorium, Howell State Hospital, Hillcrest Center, Howell, Michigan,” Howell Area Archives Digital Archive, accessed June 17, 2024, https://archives.howelllibrary.org/items/show/10130.
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