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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. In 1913, the name was changed to the Oregon State Hospital (OSH). The history of OSH parallels the development and growth in psychiatric knowledge throughout the United States. Oregon was active in the field of electroshock treatments, lobotomies, and eugenics. At one point, in 1959, there were more than 3,600 patients living on the campus. The Oscar-winning movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest was filmed inside the hospital in 1972. In 2008, the entire campus was added to the National Register of Historic Places, and the state began a $360-million restoration project to bring the hospital to modern standards. The story of OSH is one of intrigue, scandal, recovery, and hope.

About the Author

Diane L. Goeres-Gardner is an award-winning author, historian, and lecturer. She has previously written two major books on Oregon's criminal justice system and is author of Arcadia's Images of America: Roseburg. The majority of the images in Oregon Asylum come from a variety of public sources in Oregon. The rest were photographed by Laurie L. Burke.

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ISBN:
9780738599885
Author:
Goeres Gardner, Diane L
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Author:
Goeres-Gardner, Diane L.
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MED
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Or
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World History-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 x 0.31 in 10.5 oz

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