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New Children's Facility Opens at the Byron Sanatorium

Lt. Gov.Sir John Gibson

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100 years ago tomorrow (June 4rh, 1914), Lt. Gov.Sir John Gibson formally opened the Children''s Preventorium at the Queen Alexandra Sanatorium (QAS).  The Preventorium costing $32,383, was used for children who had tuberculosis as well as for children whose parents were recovering from tuberculosis at the Sanatorium.  In 1949, the QAS was renamed the Beck Memorial Sanatorium and in 1960 became the Children''s Psychiatric Research Institute and is now the Child Parent Research Institute (CPRI).     


imagte of Lt. Sir John GibsonJohn Morison Gibson Title: Men of Canada : a portrait gallery of men whose energy, ability, enterprise and public spirit are responsible for the advancement of Canada, the premier colony of Great Britain Creator: Cooper, John A. (John Alexander), b. 1868 Publisher: Montreal : Canadian Historical Co. Date: 1901-02 Possible Copyright Status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT

Glossy aerial photograph of the Queen Alexandra Sanatorium buildings and grounds with the Thames River on the left.

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aerial photo of the santorium