The Ah-Gwah-Ching Center, located about two miles south of downtown Walker, Minnesota, once was home to hundreds of tuberculosis patients who lived and worked on the property.
The center opened in December Known then as the Minnesota Sanitorium for Consumptives, its primary purpose was to treat cases of tuberculosis. The facility was designed by Ladies looking sex Ah-Gwah-Ching architect Clarence H.
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Originally meant to house 65 Ladies looking sex Ah-Gwah-Ching, by the facility had patients, according to an article in the Walker Pilot newspaper. The facility still is licensed for beds, but only staffsaccording to the Minnesota Department of Human Services, when it closed.
In June just patients were housed Lxdies Aw-Gwah-Ching. Soon after the opening of the sanatorium it became apparent that more than a single facility was needed to serve the state.
Reported cases of tuberculosis rose from 1, in to 1, in and 2, in To meet this rising demand, in the facilities at Ladies looking sex Ah-Gwah-Ching were supplemented by a system of county sanatoriums and the advisory commission was given the power to approve plans for them.
Ladies looking sex Ah-Gwah-Ching the most impressive part of the center's history is its art collection. During the Depression, Geving said, lithographs, watercolors, wood sculptures and other art forms were created and put on display at Aw-Gwah-Ching as part of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Arts Project.
Inthe official name of the sanatorium Ladies looking sex Ah-Gwah-Ching changed to the Minnesota State Sanatorium. After its closing inthe sanatorium at Glen Lake Hennepin County was designated as the state facility for tubercular patients.
That year, Aw-Gwah-Ching was converted to a state-owned nursing home for people with Ladied behaviors,"The facilities at Walker became the Ah-Gwah-Ching Nursing Home, a state institution for geriatric patients. Its last patients left early and it officially closed later that year. Images [ edit ].
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