|Willett posed for this legislative portrait just months before his diagnosis.|
Montana Historical Society Photograph Archives, 945-620
|Willett and his wife lived under quarantine near Alberton, Montana.|
Montana Historical Society Photograph Archives, 945-621
Today, Carville, Louisiana, is still a center for the study of leprosy, or Hansens’s Disease. Undamaged by Hurricane Katrina, research was disrupted while the facility served as the identification center for 910 victims of the storm.