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SPRING 2007
VOLUME 5 / NUMBER 2

IN THIS ISSUE: BITE THE BULLET

Where Soaking Up the Sun was Treatment

The Influenza Pandemic of 1918

Shrub the Source of Mom’s Cure-All

Our Second President Takes the Water Cure

On the cover:

Children with tuberculosis soak up sunshine and sea breezes at the Seaside Sanatorium in Waterford, c. 1940.
Connecticut State Library, State Archives.

Contents
pg 9 From the Publisher:
pg 10 Letters, etc.
pg 12 Seaside: Sun and Sea Harnessed to Fight Tuberculosis
By Ann Harrison and Mark H. Jones
pg 20 A Knack for Bonesetting.
By Maureen Welch and Alicia Wayland
pg 26 Witch Hazel: Connecticut’s Wonder Shrub.
By Mary M. Donohue
pg 32 Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918: Ninety Days that Sickened Connecticut.
By Ralph D. Arcari, Ph.D.
pg 40 Living Till the Last.
By Jennifer Huget
pg 44 re: Collections —  Fortune’s Story.
By Ann Smith
pg 46 Shoebox Archives
Doctoring on the Field of Battle.
By Janice Mathews
pg 48 Destinations
James Pharmacy. By Andra Chantim
Stafford Springs: John Adams Takes the Water Cure. By Andra Chantim
pg 52 Afterword
What’s new on the Connecticut history bookshelf, spring flings, and more…

 

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