Souza-Araújo records the existence of three small leprosy asylums, Annapolis [sic], Bananal and Catalão (Helena Bernard) in the state of Goías, created a few years before the time of writing. He describes them as being maintained by private institutions.
(Araujo, H C S. 'A lepra e as organizações anti-leprosas do Brasil em 1936. Mem. Inst. Osw. Cruz, 1937:32 (1) 154)