S6 E19: Preserving the History of Carville

In the Company of Wendy Chin-Tanner, Scott Keefer, and Elizabeth Schexnyder

April 23, 2024

Sister Elizabeth Greim is joined in part two of our series on the National Leprosarium in Carville, Louisiana by Wendy Chin-Tanner, author of King of the Armadillos and daughter of a former patient. The pair are joined this time by Scott Keefer, Archivist for the Daughters of Charity, Province of St. Louise, and Elizabeth Schexnyder, Archivist for the National Hansen's Disease Museum. The four discuss the history of the Leprosarium, what all still exists from the time of operation, and how these artifacts can help to destigmatize Hansen's disease. They also discuss the vital role the Daughters played not in running the hospital, but of saving the information for us to have still today.

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