Patients, Western Maine Sanatorium, Hebron, 1929
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Three patients at the Western Maine Sanatorium in Hebron in a picture obviously posed to show the ranges of states of physical health.
The facility treated people who had tuberculosis, a pulmonary disease that previously was known as consumption because patients lost so much weight.
The photo is labeled, "Curtis ? Lane 1929." The "?" is Merle Wadleigh, in whose album the photo appears.
- Title: Patients, Western Maine Sanatorium, Hebron, 1929
- Creation Date: 1929
- Subject Date: 1929
- Local Name: Greenwood Mountain
- Town: Hebron
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: Coll. 2111, Vol. 2
- Collection: Madeline S. Brown Wadleigh photograph albums
- Object Type: Image
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