National Postcard Week continues! Sometimes the message on the back of the postcard is just as interesting as the image on the front! The author of this message on a postcard, sent from Ray Brook Sanatorium in 1908, probably never imagined that her "shocking" message would be preserved in our collection. But we agree, the photograph of the Sanatorium does look good [see front left corner]!
To learn more about the New York State Hospital for Incipient Pulmonary Tuberculosis (as it was originally named), visit our wiki.
Historic Saranac Lake is funded in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and an Essex County Arts Council Cultural Assistance Program Grant supported by the Essex County Board of Supervisors.