Author Archives: Superintendent

History of the Sanatorium: May 3 1922

Tribune may 3 1922

Newspaper: TribunePublished: May 3 1922 Unknown – part of a larger document ” While excavating at the site for the new superintendent’s building a short distance south of the west ward of the State sanatorium, last Wednesday, three places where furnaces had once been in operation were disclosed. The bottom tiers of the brick were […]

History of the Sanatorium: Oct 1909

Oct 1909

Newspaper: UnknownPublished: Oct 1909 Unknown ” not have sold to a private individual, and, Theodore Jessup, although he had just built a nice home agreed to part with it. James H. Hyer promptly optioned his land for the hospital, and when It was found what Governor Hanly demanded 100 acres of rich bottom land, John […]

History of the Sanatorium: Aug 19 1908

Tribune Aug 19 1908

Newspaper: TribunePublished: Aug 19 1908 Pleased With Hospital Site – Indianapolis News ” Dr. J. N. Hurty, secretary of the State Board of Health, has returned from Parke county, where he visited the site for the new tuberculosis hospital He is enthusiastic over what he saw.  “I regard the site an almost ideal” he said. […]

History of the Sanatorium: 2 Feb 1950

Republican 2 Feb 1950

Newspaper: RepublicanPublished: 2 Feb 1950 Chapel At State Sanatorium Dedicated Last Sunday ” An interesting and impressive service took place in the chapel of the state sanatorium Sunday afternoon at 5:30 o’clock in which gifts to the chapel from various individuals and organizations were formally presented and accepted The chapel has recently been re- decorated […]

Welcome to my blog! The first month.

Hello and welcome! I probably overuse that on this site, but I genuinely mean it! I’ll be using the blog space for history of the Sanatorium articles I’ve transcribed, for current projects or events that are happening that need more space than a social media post, and possibly some other categories in the future like […]

History of the Sanatorium: June 10 1908

Newspaper Article

Newspaper: TribunePublished: June 10 1908 GOVERNOR APPROVES SITE Conditions Fully Met-Purchase Soon to be Made ” The Tuberculosis hospital commission, in conference with Governor Hanly, transacted all business necessary before entering its record for the purchase of the Little Raccoon site. The Vandalia railroad, by Superintendent Worthington, submitted a proposition to construct 2,500 feet of […]

History of the Sanatorium: June 3 1908

Newspaper: TribunePublished: June 3 1908 Want to finish the Work.  ” Messrs. Moore and Holman of the Tuberculosis hospital commission, were here last Wednesday and Thursday on business connected with the testing of the well and the purchase of the land. Dr. H. E. Barnard, State chemist, and Samuel Shutt, engineer of the State house […]

History of the Sanatorium: May 13 1908

Newspaper article

Published the week following the announcement that the Indiana State Sanatorium site had been chosen. The final part of the article is missing a portion at this time. INSPECTION BY COMMISSION First Work of the Tuberculosis Hospital Commission Accomplished. Dr. Henry Moore, president of the Indiana Tuberculosis hospital commission; J. N. Babcock, treasurer: W. S. […]

History of the Sanatorium: May 6 1908

Newspaper article Tribune 5/6/1908

The location of the Indiana State Sanatorium has been chosen as the Rockville site on the Little Racoon! The very end of the article has been cut off, but perhaps we will locate the final closing comments. Newspaper: TribunePublished: May 6 1908 BIG STATE INSTITUTION To be Located Near Rockville-Interurban Railroad Next. ” The Indiana […]

History of the Sanatorium: Oct 1907

Tribune Oct 1907

For this article, the exact date has been obscured. The contents of the article are approx. one week from another article published on Oct 9th 1907. Newspaper: Rockville TribunePublished: Oct 1907 THE TUBERCULOSIS HOSPITAL ” The Indiana Tuberculosis hospital will make its first inspection trip to Parke county next week. At the meeting held on […]