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Meet the Author Pam Fessler: Carville's Cure

Presented by American Ancestors at Online/Virtual Space

Sep 10 2020
Meet the Author Pam Fessler: Carville's Cure

American Ancestors/NEHGS together with the Boston Public Library and the State Library of Massachusetts present another virtual event in the American Stories, Inspiration Today author series.

Acclaimed broadcast journalist Pam Fessler writes about the largely forgotten history of leprosy in the United States– its impact on patients and their families, doctors, and, particularly, the swampy bayou town of Carville, Louisiana, where a “leprosarium” was established in 1894.

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