Scope and Content Note

This series documents the activities of the Berkshire Industrial Farm infirmary. These logs were kept by nurses and include date and arrival time of patient, patient's last name, ailment and treatment, and notes regarding doctor's call or visit to the infirmary. Typical ailments include stomach aches and sore throats. Some registers also include the weight and height of each patient (1922-1924), while others include lists of patients who received vaccines, anti-toxins, and/or were sent to House of Mercy clinic or the hospital for examinations, operations, or x-rays (1928-1930).