Fessler, Pam

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Summary: "The unknown story of the only leprosy colony in the continental United States, and the thousands of Americans who were exiled--hidden away with their "shameful" disease. Between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, the Mississippi River curls around an old plantation thick with trees, with a stately white manor house at its heart. Locals knew it as Carville--the site of the only leprosarium in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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Summary: Documents one of the most unusual communities in American history, where leprosy patients from all over the world live. Includes interviews, photos, and an exclusive look at the patients, doctors and staff of Carville.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2008

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