“Went to Milwaukee to try Dr. Hanson’s Turkish baths.” Lavinia Goodell, January 21, 1880 In mid-January of 1880, ten weeks before her death from ovarian cancer, Lavinia Goodell travelled to Milwaukee to seek treatment at a Turkish bath establishment. The Milwaukee Thermo Therapea was located at 415 Sycamore Street, a few blocks west of theContinue reading →

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