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The Dancing Waiter at Sanitorium

Author: Larry Foster
Publisher: Digital Image 2016 Indiana Historical Society. All Rights Reserved. 1948-03-15
Edition/Format:   Downloadable archival material
Summary:
George Gibson, "the Dancing Waiter" entertains patients at the Sunnyside Tuberculosis Sanitorium, also called the Marion County Tuberculosis Hospital. The sanitorium was located on Route 12 (now 36) northeast of Indianapolis in an area called Oaklandon. Though tuberculosis had previously been treatable only through surgery, the antibiotic streptomycin became available in 1946. Gibson performed in the United States  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Foster
OCLC Number: 1001294361
Notes: JP2000
Description: 4 x 5 in.

Abstract:

George Gibson, "the Dancing Waiter" entertains patients at the Sunnyside Tuberculosis Sanitorium, also called the Marion County Tuberculosis Hospital. The sanitorium was located on Route 12 (now 36) northeast of Indianapolis in an area called Oaklandon. Though tuberculosis had previously been treatable only through surgery, the antibiotic streptomycin became available in 1946. Gibson performed in the United States and Europe for decades, and appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show, the Milton Berle Show, and more.
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