Colorado Voices

Renovation of TB facility unearths 130 years of history

Clip | 5m 16s

The Union Printers Home was once the world’s largest care facility for the respite of union printers who suffered from tuberculosis and “black lung” related to breathing in carbon-based inks. Today, the live-in clinic once famous for the care of over 25,000 TB patients is being revisioned into a community-centered hub, with grounds that will be open to the public.

Aired: 08/19/21

Rating: NR

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