100 Years Ago Today - April 15, 1913

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Here are 5 New York Times headlines from April 15th, 1913. Contagious diseases were much more common back then in the United States. Contagious disease hospitals were in demand and the Department of Health was proposing to build one on a piece of land in the Bronx. The neighbors were holding up the groundbreaking insisting better locations existed elsewhere.