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Sanitary Bathrooms

These early 20th century documents highlight the informational efforts the U.S. Indian Service made regarding the need for sanitary privies across various reservations. One of the biggest concerns the U.S. Indian Service faced was the need to control flies and worms to help stop the spread of diseases such as typhoid fever.

Subject

Disease Eradication | Native Americans

Creator

Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75

Source

Subject Numeric Correspondence Files, 1914-1926

Date

1914-1926

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Textual Document, 4 pages

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 279336

Coverage

Cherokee (N.C.)

Original Format

Paper
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