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Tuberculosis and the Jews of Louisiana

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Publication Date: May 1902

Publisher(s): C.J. Krehbiel & Co.; Jewish Communal Service Association of North America

Author(s): Dr. Leucht

Series: Conference of Jewish Charities in the United States, 2

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Health (Diseases and disorders)
Health (Hospitals and other health care facilities)

Keywords: Health; Social Services; Communal Organization

Type: Other

Coverage: United States Louisiana


The author presents a proposal for establishing a Jewish sanatorium work colony in Louisiana, on land and in a climate he has identified as being very conducive to health. A discussion on tuberculosis treatment and the desirability of moving patients out of their home cities follows.