Tuberculosis and the Jews of Louisiana


Publication Date: May 1902

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

Author(s): Dr. Leucht

Research Area: Health

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.