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SR094 Baptist Orphanage

FILES

sr094.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

SR094 Baptist Orphanage

Description

Before the advent of modern medicine, quarantine was often the best strategy to avoid the spread of disease. Salem, like all communities, had to impose its fair share of them. In 1905, the Baptist Orphanage was quarantined for two weeks due to an outbreak of 15 cases of varioloid on it campus.

Creator

unknown

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Date

1920s

Contributor

Nelson Harris, George Wade

Rights

Please contact the Virginia Room at 540.853.2073 for permission to use.

Format

Digital Postcard

Type

Still Image

Identifier

sr094

Is Version Of

Salem and Roanoke County in Vintage Postcards by Nelson Harris (2005)

Citation

unknown, “SR094 Baptist Orphanage,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed June 25, 2022, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/sr094.