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The Oregon State Insane Asylum was opened in Salem on October

The Oregon State Insane Asylum was opened in Salem on October

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The Oregon State Insane Asylum was opened in Salem on October 23, 1883, and is one of the oldest continuously operated mental hospitals on the West Coast.

As the only maximum-security prison in the state, the Oregon State Penitentiary…

Oregon State Insane Asylum c.1890 (now the Oregon State Hospital) - Salem, Oregon (photo by James G. Crawford)

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Seventy years ago, on a quiet November evening, 467 psychiatric patients at the Oregon State Hospital in Salem were about to tuck into a scrambled-egg ...

The Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital was more than a building; it embodied an entire era

Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health scheduled to open in October (pic of Kirkbride Building)

The enlarged second iteration of the Oregon Hospital for the Insane, built in 1862 after the hospital became official contractor for the state of Oregon.

First, the hospital was the scene of a 'Mass Killing' in 1942 and Second, it was the setting for Ken Kesey's book and Michael Douglas' movie, "One Flew Over ...

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Oregon State Hospital - Museum of Mental Health: The main kirkbride entrance/museum

A new museum at the Oregon State Hospital takes visitors behind the walls and through the history of the enigmatic facility.

Eastern Oregon State Hospital

Insane Asylum In Portland Oregon | The Oregon State Hospital is having an open house Friday

View all photos. The receiving ward of Oregon State Hospital ...

Oregon State Insane Asylum in about 1905

Oregon State Hospital - Museum of Mental Health (Salem) - 2018 All You Need to Know Before You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

New Oregon mental health museum gives voice, revisits old truths | OregonLive.com

Oregon State Hospital-New York Times

asylum-entrance-1800v The main entrance at the Oregon State Hospital ...

One-time interior of the Oregon State Hospital in Salem ...

David Maisel, Asylum 16, Oregon State Hospital, Salem, OR

Memorial where cremains from unclaimed patients are kept, 2015

Located in the original 1883 Kirkbride Building that once held the Oregon State Insane Asylum, this museum preserves the artifacts and stories of those who ...

... The Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health in Salem preserves several claustrophobic rooms of the old hospital, where this acclaimed comedy-drama ...

When plans to replace the old hospital were first announced, current and former members of the hospital staff got into the network of tunnels that ran ...

Oregon State Hospital Training

The following report of the Florist Department at the Oregon State Hospital ...

Oregon State Hospital Sign (2015)

A small window remains in the basement from the former hospital, the Oregon State Insane Asylum at the Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health in ...

IMG_3832 Cascade Hall at Oregon State Hospital in Salem, Oregon on September 17, 2006

Cement walkway at Eastern Oregon State Hospital ...

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Oregon State Hospital - Museum of Mental Health: Kirkbride Building

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Inside Oregon State Hospital: A History of Tragedy and Triumph by Diane Goeres-Gardner

Oregon State Tuberculosis Hospital, 1st State-owned TB Sanatorium in the West.

How Portland and Oregon Have Historically Dealt with Mental Illness—and What It Means for Us Today

View full size An organ once used to entertain patients at Oregon State Hospital.

Inside Oregon State Hospital: A History of Tragedy and Triumph by Diane Goeres-Gardner

The first OSH building in Salem was constructed in 1883 and influenced by the design principles of Thomas Kirkbride, MD, which were meant to facilitate ...

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IMG_3831 Oregon State Hospital in Salem, Oregon on September 17, 2006

View full size An abandoned ward at Oregon State Hospital. The Oregonian

Oregon State Hospital - Museum of Mental Health (Salem) - 2018 All You Need to Know Before You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

View full size Tunnels at Oregon State Hospital. The Oregonian. "

T2009.002.427.109 Aerial Photograph, Oregon State Hospital ...

The Museum of Mental Health By Katr67 via Wikimedia Commons

Proposed new hospital

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The hospital opened its doors in 1883, Today it houses close to 1000 patients including some of the criminally insane from the nearby penitentiary.

View full size The decaying Oregon State Hospital. The Oregonian. "

Hospital campus during construction in 2011

I've been wanting to visit the Museum of Mental Health ever since it opened

IMG_3833 Cascade Hall at Oregon State Hospital in Salem, Oregon on September 17, 2006

So we visited the Oregon State Mental Hospital Museum in Salem, Oregon. The parking was free and the low cost entry for seniors...More. >

Oregon State Hospital (Patient Room), Salem, OR - 2016-07-

IMG_3834 Cascade Hall at Oregon State Hospital in Salem, Oregon on September 17, 2006

Lobotomy table Photo by Ron Cooper (Used with permission of the Museum)

An accidental mass poisoning occurred on November 18, 1942 when scrambled eggs were served for

Building for chronically ill females

View full size Remains stored at Oregon State Hospital. The Oregonian

New Exhibit at the Willamette Heritage Center

While a majority of the hospitals have been completely abandoned, some have remained partially open, such as Kankakee State Hospital ...

Following 1862 legislation contracting with the state of Oregon, Hawthrone and Loryea briefly marketed their expanded operation as the "Oregon State Insane ...

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The new Comm Center constructed as part of the Oregon State Hospital ...

Oregon State Hospital - Museum of Mental Health

Patient room Photo by Ron Cooper (Used with permission of the Museum)

Fairview Training Facility

Dean Brooks probably knows more about the Oregon State Hospital than anyone else. He was

Oregon State Hospital, c. 1881

Oregon State Hospital Memorial Booklet. The memorial is built within a relocated and restored 1896 structure known

Unclaimed copper urns on hospital shelves in 2005 hold the cremated remains of patients who died at the Oregon State Hospital and other state institutions.

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A ledger filled with the names of people invited to dances at the Oregon State Insane Asylum from 1900 to 1903, and sheet music used by the patients who ...

... a foggy morning during the Insane Inflatable 5K, benefitting the American Cancer Society, at the Oregon State Fairgrounds in Salem on Saturday, Oct. 22, ...

IMG_3839 Cascade Hall at Oregon State Hospital in Salem, Oregon on September 17, 2006

... the Oregon State Tuberculosis Hospital. openair_pavilions

... David Maisel, Asylum 15, Gurney, Crematorium

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Cremains cannisters. Oregon State Hospital Cremains Memorial

A canvas straitjacket once used to restrain patients is displayed at the new Museum of Mental Health.

Following 1862 legislation contracting with the state of Oregon, Hawthrone and Loryea briefly marketed their