Tag Archives: Little Racoon

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: 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 […]

History of the Sanatorium: Oct 9 1907

Tribune Oct 9 1907

This is a large article that appears to have been on the front page of the Rockville Tribune. There are several other interesting articles from the time also on this page that may warrant investigation after going through all of the Sanatorium’s material. Newspaper: Rockville TribunePublished: Oct 9, 1907 ARE ROCKVILLE’S GUESTS Men Who Will […]