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|Body= [[Monson Developmental Center|The State Almshouse at Monson, MA]] provided residence for paupers without settlement [legal residence] in the Commonwealth from 1854 to 1872. The State Primary School opened at the almshouse in 1866 and continued after its closing until 1895, providing lodging, instruction, and employment for dependent and neglected children under age sixteen without settlement in the Commonwealth and some juvenile offenders.
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|Body= [[Sioux Sanitarium|The school sat in limbo]] and a transitional period from 1933 to 1939, during which the school’s main building burned and was replaced with the huge building currently occupying the site. In 1939 the Sioux Sanitarium was opened at the location. The facility was created to treat Native Americans with tuberculosis. The building was then converted into a massive hospital called the Sioux Sanitarium for Native American TB patients in 1939. These years were the darkest in the institution's history. With no cure in sight, the doctors could only do experimental procedures such as removing organs to try and combat the disease. After the patenting of streptomycin, the hospital closed in the 1960s.  
 
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Revision as of 03:48, 6 March 2022

Featured Image Of The Week

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The school sat in limbo and a transitional period from 1933 to 1939, during which the school’s main building burned and was replaced with the huge building currently occupying the site. In 1939 the Sioux Sanitarium was opened at the location. The facility was created to treat Native Americans with tuberculosis. The building was then converted into a massive hospital called the Sioux Sanitarium for Native American TB patients in 1939. These years were the darkest in the institution's history. With no cure in sight, the doctors could only do experimental procedures such as removing organs to try and combat the disease. After the patenting of streptomycin, the hospital closed in the 1960s.