Stories Behind the Objects | Tuberculosis

Length: 5 minutes. Take a close-up look at a Museum of the Rockies artifact in 5 minutes or less! Brought to you by Lisa Verwys, Collections Manager and Registrar for Cultural History, this series explores the stories beh ind objects from the museum’s history collections.

Flip through Semele Dwight’s scrapbook focusing on her time at the Tuberculosis Sanitarium in Warm Springs, Montana, as well as other historic materials, to explore what tuberculosis is, how the medical community fought this public health danger in the past, and to see the parallels to our present.