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Treatments

Treatments

An image showing how some of the mud-wrap treatments worked.

Mudcura

Mudcura

A view of the main sanatorium building, which included twenty-seven bedrooms for up to fifty guests, a cigar and newsstand, a smoking room, and a barbershop.

Dr. Henry Fischer and Family

Dr. Henry Fischer and Family

A family portrait of Dr. Henry P. Fischer and family.

Mudcura

Mudcura

An aerial view of the Mudcura Sanitarium near Shakopee.

Seminary Fen Scientific and Natural Area

Seminary Fen is located between the cities of Chaska and Chanhassen, just across the river from Shakopee. In the twenty-first century, the site is a rare wetland, but the site was used long before the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) took control in 2008.

Photograph of the front of a World War II K-ration issued to a Minnesota soldier

World War II K-ration issued to Minnesota soldier

World War II K-ration issued to Minnesota soldier.

Black and white photograph of volunteers on treadmills, 1945.

Volunteers on treadmills

Volunteers on treadmills, 1945. Photograph taken by the Associated Press. Image is from the Minneapolis Newspaper Collection, Hennepin County Library Special Collections.

Black and white photograph of volunteers Gerald Wilsnack and Marshall Sutton, c.1945.

Volunteers Gerald Wilsnack and Marshall Sutton

Volunteers Gerald Wilsnack and Marshall Sutton, c.1945. Image is from the Minneapolis Newspaper Collection, Hennepin County Library Special Collections.

Black and white photograph of volunteers Gerald Wilsnack, Marshall Sutton and Jasper Garner relax in the sun between their daily routine, c.1944.

Volunteers Gerald Wilsnack, Marshall Sutton and Jasper Garner

Volunteers Gerald Wilsnack, Marshall Sutton and Jasper Garner relax in the sun between their daily routine, c.1944. Image is from the Minneapolis Newspaper Collection, Hennepin County Library Special Collections.

Black and white photograph of volunteer Jim Plaugher of Fresno, California, at an x-ray checkup, c.1944.

Volunteer Jim Plaugher of Fresno, California, at an x-ray checkup

Volunteer Jim Plaugher of Fresno, California, at an x-ray checkup, c.1944. Image is from the Minneapolis Newspaper Collection, Hennepin County Library Special Collections.

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