Kōrero: Epidemics

Typhoid camp, 1924 (1 o 3)

Typhoid camp, 1924

Camps were set up in isolated districts where Māori communities lived when infectious diseases struck. Infectious people were quarantined and treated there. This is a typhoid camp at Maungapōhatu in the Urewera in 1924. The women in white are nurses.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sister Annie Henry Collection (PAColl-6098)
Reference: 1/2-030884

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Geoff Rice, 'Epidemics - The typhoid era, 1810s to 1890s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/27783/typhoid-camp-1924 (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Geoff Rice, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 15 May 2018