The Ghostley Pearl

I wrote about Fred Ghostley of Anoka, MN  in my book Open Window: The Lake Julia TB Sanatorium, a Community Created by Tuberculosis. Fred graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 1909 after marrying another med student, Mary Chapman. She went on to be the well-known and highly respected Dr. Mary Ghostley, the TB…

Minnesota History Center

I could not have written Open Window: The Lake Julia TB Sanatorium, a Community Created by Tuberculosis without the information I obtained from records at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. The photo above is a portion of a page listing patients’ mothers’ information. At the History Center, I was able to obtain copies…