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State Hospital Patients' "New Look", 1965

The following is an excerpt from an Oregon Journal newspaper article published on Tuesday, April 20, 1965.  The changes described would not last long.  By 1969, patient clothing reappeared in the news. 330 more words


Congratulations Mr. Mommsen!, 1958

The following is an article from the May 1958 edition of The Suggestor, a newsletter published by the Oregon State Employee Awards Board.

Congratulations, Mr. 134 more words


Wilderness as Therapy

In 1972, 51 Oregon State Hospital patients and 51 Oregon State Hospital staff spent 16 days on a wilderness trip in Eastern Oregon.  It was an experimental, and perhaps radical, program designed to radically change the lives of its participants. 443 more words

A Bushel of Shoes, 1969

On September 15, 1969, Dr. Dean K. Brooks, then superintendent of the Oregon State Hospital, gave a speech before the Association of Medical Superintendents of Mental Hospitals at a meeting in Houston, Texas.  257 more words