This Tuberculosis Thursday, we're taking the fresh air cure (and having a little fun!). This undated--and slightly edited--photo shows the importance of bundling up when sitting out on your cure porch in the wintertime. Tuberculosis patients would sit out on cure chairs piled high with fur coats, heavy blankets, and even handmade mittens!
To learn more about the other important components of the treatment TB patients received in Saranac Lake, visit our wiki.
[Original photograph: Historic Saranac Lake collection, TCR 226]
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