About the collection
The STAR (1941 - 2001). Volumes 1 to 60. Magazine published bimonthly by the patients of the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, Carville, Louisiana. The STAR's mission: "Radiating the Light of Truth on Hansen's Disease." Stanley Stein, editor, was an early advocate of changing the name of leprosy to Hansen's disease.
For questions and information regarding Hansen's Disease (leprosy), the STAR and the National Hansen's Disease Museum:
Curator, National Hansen's Disease Museum
1770 Physicians Park Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
NHDPmuseum@hrsa.gov | http://www.hrsa.gov/hansensdisease/museum/index.html
Physical Location of Museum:
Gillis W. Long Center, 5445 Point Clair Road, Bldg. 12, Carville, LA
For questions regarding the digitization process
Contact LSUHSC New Orleans Library at firstname.lastname@example.org
Special thanks to:
Elizabeth Schexnyder, Curator, National Hansen's Disease Programs Museum
Sabrina Caston, Library Associate, John P Ische' Library - LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
Andy Lupardus, University of Tulsa
Collection created September, 2011.