On the sixth day of Saranac Lake-mas, your museum gave to you... tuberculosis patients a-laying in the fresh air! TB patients like these women at Ray Brook Sanatorium would spend their days on porches resting and taking in the fresh air.
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We’re halfway there - what will you learn in the next six days of Saranac Lake-mas?
[Patients at Ray Brook, c. 1928. Historic Saranac Lake Collection, TCR 124, courtesy of Ben Fruhlinger.]
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