The major cause of death in the United States in 1900 was tuberculosis (TB). This disease killed African- Americans at three times the rate that it killed whites. In regions with large African-American populations, like East Texas, the death rate was higher. Treatment was limited to the few public or municipal facilities with separate wards like the public hospital in El Paso where a cottage was “reserved for Negroes,” and a “separate shack” at Bexar County Tuberculosis Sanatorium. c. 22
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☤ MD ☞☆☆☆ Top: Screening adult men for tuberculosis with radiography. Bottom: The chest of the man being screened above, clear of tuberculosis or other abscesses. Radiography and the ‘X’ Rays in Practice and in Theory.