Grover Edward McCarver memorial collection, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
In the 1900s tuberculosis was one of the leading causes of death in Shelby County. That number was drastically reduced with the establishment of the state run West Tennessee Tuberculosis Hospital in 1948.
"West Tennessee Tuberculosis Hospital, Memphis, TN, c. 1955" (2021). Postcards. 98.
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