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Lowell History: The Isolation Hospital

The Lowell Isolation Hospital, later called Meadowcrest Hospital. Officially opened in 1920. Partially opened in 1918 to treat victims of the Spanish Flu.

1900

1 27 1900 were wells poisoned

4 24 1900 smallpox case

5 7 1900 The City Farm Front page
5 7 1900 The City Farm Pt 1
5 7 1900 The City Farm Pt 2
5 7 1900 The City Farm Pt 3
5 7 1900 The City Farm Pt 4
5 7 1900 The City Farm Pt 5
5 7 1900 The City Farm Pt 6
5 7 1900 The City Farm Pt 7

5 24 1900 another case of smallpox

5 24 1900 City perpetrates a crime editorial

5 25 1900 not vaccinated gas pipes pt 1

5 25 1900 not vaccinated gas pipes pt 2

5 25 1900 not vaccinated gas pipes pt 3

5 25 1900 not vaccinated gas pipes pt 4

5 26 1900 hospital needed drawing photo pt 2

5 26 1900 hospital needed drawing photo pt 3

5 26 1900 hospital needed drawing photo

5 26 1900 many vaccinated

5 26 1900 Two families Quarantined Globe

5 28 1900 Lawrence Hosiery must be vaccinated pt 1

5 28 1900 Lawrence Hosiery must be vaccinated pt 2

5 28 1900 small pox scares 5th outbreak history

5 29 1900 detention hospital

5 29 1900 smallpox grows

5 30 1900 Boston Globe smallpox suspects

5 24 1900 no improvement

6 1 1900 patients improve

6 2 1900 properly isolated

6 7 1900 The Sun's claims

6 9 1900 more small pox

6 9 1900 small-pox came from Lowell

6 9 1900 Small-pox

6 12 1900 land selected

6 15 1900 committee to inspect

6 16 1900 special committee

6 19 1900 Fletcher Block speedy action on hospital

6 19 1900 small-pox again

6 21 1900 Fletcher Block pt 1

6 21 1900 Fletcher Block pt 2

6 23 1900 suspect shows the dread symptoms

6 29 1900 epidemic ended

7 16 1900 disease comes from some source

7 26 1900 small-pox cases

8 1 1900 Boston Globe precautions in Tewksbury

8 15 1900 Diphtheria raging

8 28 1900 small-pox Diphtheria

1902

1 4 1902 small-pox outbreak editorial

1 7 1902 another attempt for a hospital

1 7 1902 Smith family discharged

2 4 1902 Knapp on Diphtheria report for year

2 15 1902 school fumigated sulphur

2 21 1902 Board hopes to close

2 22 1902 some needed expenditures

3 7 1902 Diphtheria gets in

3 22 1902 committee soon to meet

5 8 1902 smallpox cases family of 11

5 14 1902 another smallpox case

5 26 1902 smallpox situation

6 6 1902 smallpox family of nine

6 9 1902 baby latest victim

6 9 1902 insane patient victim

6 10 1902 clergyman contracted disease

6 10 1902 cottage for children at city farm

6 14 1902 what the committee saw on trip

6 17 1902 baths drawing

6 17 1902 committee soon to meet

6 17 1902 will try to have quorum

6 18 1902 Board has done good work in vaccination

6 18 1902 Reverend soon allowed to leave

6 26 1902 plans discussed by committee

6 27 1902 Smith graduated Harvard Med School

6 28 1902 prize and 12 physicians pt 1

6 28 1902 prize and 12 physicians pt 2

6 28 1902 prize and 12 physicians pt 3

7 3 1902 but two persons remaining

7 9 1902 smallpox family of seven

7 11 1902 impure homes

7 11 1902 vaccinated cool weather

7 21 1902 appropriate for plans

7 23 1902 critically ill

7 23 1902 pay for plans refused

7 25 1902 watch the rascals need for hospital pt 1

7 25 1902 watch the rascals need for hospital pt 2

7 25 1902 watch the rascals need for hospital pt 3

7 30 1902 pure water for mill demanded

7 31 1902 smallpox case

9 3 1902 Mayor vetoes joint order

10 2 1902 TB on list of contagious diseases

10 8 1902 circular for doctors re TB pt 1

10 8 1902 circular for doctors re TB pt 2

1906

1 1 1906 tuberculosis exhibit

1 4 1906 TB at the city hospital

1 11 1906 triumph of science and phthisis cases pt 1

1 11 1906 triumph of science and phthisis cases pt 2

2 1 1906 luckiest man in Arkansas

2 1 1906 what a Greek doctor says

2 22 1906 Agent Knapp wants hospital

2 23 1906 native Chinese lab

2 24 1906 modern treatment of Simians

3 9 1906 cards to be posted pt 1

3 9 1906 cards to be posted pt 2

3 14 1906 medical inspections of schools pt 1

3 14 1906 medical inspections of schools pt 2

3 14 1906 medical inspections of schools pt 3

3 20 1906 public lecture by Harvard professor pt 1

3 20 1906 public lecture by Harvard professor pt 2

3 21 1906 doctor speaks to French audience pt 1

3 21 1906 doctor speaks to French audience pt 2

3 21 1906 local people pioneers ad pt 1

3 21 1906 local people pioneers ad pt 2

3 22 1906 home treatment discussed pt 1

3 22 1906 home treatment discussed pt 2

3 22 1906 home treatment discussed pt 3

3 23 1906 1500 Greeks attended pt 1

3 23 1906 1500 Greeks attended pt 2

3 23 1906 1500 Greeks attended pt 3

3 24 1906 thirty undesirable aliens

3 26 1906 Catarrlets ad Boston Globe

3 26 1906 talk to Portuguese pt 1

3 26 1906 talk to Portuguese pt 2

5 25 1906 need of a contagious hospital

5 26 1906 Everybody's Magazine

5 29 1906 Councilman wants hospital

6 1 1906 anti-TB crusade

6 11 1906 pop concert at TB camp

6 13 1906 lawn party

6 14 1906 condemning high rents and low wages

6 18 1906 the meat packing abuse

6 22 1906 in telephone mouthpieces

6 26 1906 camp is ready

7 25 1906 local doctors interested in cure pt 1

7 25 1906 local doctors interested in cure pt 2

7 26 1906 consumption and Tuberculosis

7 27 1906 meat inspection

8 1 1906 examination for camp

8 17 1906 great campaign

8 22 1906 camp is filled

8 25 1906 fresh air for public health pt 1

8 25 1906 fresh air for public health pt 2

1908

4 30 1908 anti-spitting law pt 1

4 30 1908 anti-spitting law pt 2

4 30 1908 anti-spitting law pt 3

5 1 1908 against the White Plague

5 2 1908 great meeting congress on TB pt 1

5 2 1908 great meeting congress on TB pt 2

5 2 1908 great meeting congress on TB pt 3

5 4 1908 White Plague Lawrence wages war

5 5 1908 TB camp opens with drawing

5 9 1908 truant officers want quarantine

5 21 1908 cow barns should be clean

6 2 1908 effective TB law

6 3 1908 Koch visiting America

6 4 1908 anti-TB league convention

6 6 1908 English doctor seeks method

6 6 1908 smallpox is recovering

6 12 1908 DA Moran leaves Boston

6 13 1908 small pox patient will be discharged

6 22 1908 Bovine TB cure claim

6 23 1908 William C. Doherty case pg 2

6 23 1908 William C. Doherty case

6 23 1908 Doherty trial Globe

6 24 1908 Doherty trial Globe

7 2 1908 city physician report pt 1

7 2 1908 city physician report pt 2

7 6 1908 July 4th at TB Camp

7 14 1908 the Cholera Infantum scourge

7 16 1908 ad Boston Clinic Inc. Lowell office

7 18 1908 Boston Eye Ear Nose and Throat ad

8 4 1908 TB Congress to meet at DC

8 11 1908 Boston printers to fight TB

8 24 1908 Law and Order League meeting

8 28 1908 federal report on milk problem

8 29 1908 Inhalatorium ad

9 14 1908 delegates plan war on TB

9 14 1908 Hermon J Smith obit with photo

9 17 1908 to attend TB Congress

9 19 1908 may be smallpox Lawrence

9 24 1908 International TB Convention Philadelphia

9 25 1908 red hot after TB

9 27 1908 campaign begun in DC

9 29 1908  typhoid

9 29 1908 cuspidors for factories

9 29 1908 Dr Koch welcomed

9 29 1908 TB conference

9 29 1908 TB editorial

9 29 1908 typhoid and rain with drawing

9 30 1908 100 speakers delivered addresses

10 1 1908 noted scientists discuss

10 3 1908 TB congress to meet in Rome in 1911

10 5 1908 labor leaders talk at exposition pt 1

10 5 1908 labor leaders talk at exposition pt 2

10 12 1908 awards for exhibits

10 12 1908 city physician question pt 1

10 12 1908 city physician question pt 2

10 15 1908 Lawrence to have TB hospital

10 17 1908 Charity Dept asks for $15,000

10 20 1908 state conference of Charities

10 22 1908 spitting in mills ordinance

11 3 1908. tenements and small pay

11 6 1908 Simpson first report to state board  pt 1

11 6 1908 Simpson first report to state board  pt 2

11 6 1908 Simpson first report to state board pt 3

11 9 1908 great suggestions from education board pt 1

11 9 1908 great suggestions from education board pt 2

11 9 1908 great suggestions from education board pt 3

11 11 1908 doctors speak at men's club

11 13 1908 Moran may resign

11 25 1908 Smith is council choice pt 1

11 25 1908 Smith is council choice pt 2

11 25 1908 Smith is council choice pt 3

11 30 1908 no-license rally 3 problems

12 2 1908 LGH trustees discuss camp TB pt 1

12 2 1908 LGH trustees discuss camp TB pt 2

12 2 1908 LGH trustees discuss camp TB pt 4

12 2 1908 Smith challenges Brown charge

12 4 1904 police against spitting

12 7 1908 Brown attempt to injure Smith

12 7 1908 health officers visited farms

12 12 1908 cold at one of the theaters

12 14 1908 TB exhibition in NYC

12 16 1908 Red Cross Christmas Stamps

12 18 1908 city council may pass resolve

12 18 1908 only 15,000 beds for 600,000

12 22 1908 suggestions for personal habits pt 1

12 22 1908 suggestions for personal habits pt 2

12 28 1908 blames the city Diphtheria

1909

1 6 1909 dereliction of duty

1 6 1909 removed from office

1 11 1909 to stop tuberculosis

1 12 1909 Guild and camp pt 1

1 12 1909 Guild and camp pt 2

1 16 1909 Garvey reinstated

2 8 1909 Yale man says

2 9 1909 annual report of the Ayer home pt 1

2 9 1909 annual report of the Ayer home pt 2

2 17 1909 Kenngott speaks pt 1

2 17 1909 Kenngott speaks pt 2

3 9 1909 Worcester setting a good example

3 13 1909 letter from governor pt 1

3 13 1909 letter from governor pt 2

3 20 1909 Dr. Baker

3 24 1909 combat the white plague

3 29 1909 Dr. A. T. Cabot pt 1

3 29 1909 Dr. A. T. Cabot pt 2

4 12 1909 cause and cure of TB

4 14 1909 gift of $5000 for camp

4 21 1909 anti-spitting law

4 28 1909 Dr Smith weds

5 5 1909 crusade against the house fly pt 1

5 5 1909 crusade against the house fly pt 2

5 6 1909 dangerous house pest with drawing photo

5 10 1909 3 victims of TB

5 10 1909 three hearses

5 11 1909 able lecture and open casket

5 12 1909 campaign against tuberculosis pt 1

5 12 1909 campaign against tuberculosis pt 2

5 13 1909 white plague has not been checked

5 14 1909 milk from TB cattle

5 19 1909 what local health dept. does

5 20 1909 Dr. C.E. Simpson

5 29 1909 in the Greek colony

6 5 1909 lost swill license

6 22 1909 statement regarding location

8 11 1909 TB camp at LGH with picture pt 1

8 11 1909 TB camp at LGH with picture pt 2

9 8 1909 cruel imposition on patients

9 15 1909 Tannery fell and odors

9 24 1909 Condemned as Nuisance

9 24 1909 no TB germs at the Pole

9 27 1909 Tewksbury Hospital

10 7 1909 cheering patients at camp

10 13 1909 TB prevention and cure pt 1   

10 13 1909 TB prevention and cure pt 2

10 20 1909 Duffy's pure malt whiskey

12 9 1909 milk rules and regulations pt 1

12 9 1909 milk rules and regulations pt 2

12 9 1909 milk rules and regulations pt 3

12 18 1909 against Tuberculosis pt 2

12 18 1909 against Tuberculosis

12 18 1909 another case where we need

12 23 1909 consumption their foe pt 1

12 23 1909 consumption their foe pt 2

12 23 1909 consumption their foe pt 3