This historic image depicted a group of Carville, Louisiana Leprosarium patients gathered for one of their invigorating Sunday bicycle outings, whereupon, they would travel to the woodlands for a picnic, or to just enjoy the ride itself. Being that the patients were for the most part quarantined, and therefore, sequestered from the surrounding society, participation in outdoor activities such as this bicycle outing, were well attended, and enjoyed by all.
CDC/ Elizabeth Schexnyder, National Hansen's Disease Museum, Curator
November 17, 2012
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