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  • Collection: Kern County Library--Stony Brook Retreat Tuberculosis Sanitorium Collection

Stony Brook Retreat, developer's vision

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This hand-colored picture of Stony Brook, scanned from a framed picture, shows the main hospital building with lawns and curbs, and a perfectly rectangular swimming pool, in contrast to their appearance in 1928.

Stony Brook Retreat, with mountains and road

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Shows several buildings of the Stony Brook Retreat. Access road is visible at right.

back view of verandas, Stony Brook

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Shows building at Stony Brook, with awnings and veranda extending its entire length.

Stony Brook main building, seen through trees

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Shows main hospital building of Stony Brook Retreat, as seen just beyond the tree line.

Road at Keene, another view

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Shows road near Stony Brook Retreat from another vantage point.

Cottage of resident physician, behind pine tree

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Shows the cottage of Stony Brook's resident physician, located beside the railroad.

Panorama, Stony Brook Retreat, July 1928

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Shows Stony Brook Retreat in its setting between the mountains and the railroad.

Panorama, Stony Brook Retreat, August 1928

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Shows several buildings of the Stony Brook complex, along with its mountain setting.

Pond near Stony Brook

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Shows a natural pond near the Stony Brook Retreat

car on road to Stony Brook, closeup

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Shows car on road near Stony Brook Retreat.