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[[Image:HSH KIRK 02.jpg|200px|left]]An image taken around 1900 showing the corner of the new Administration Building (Left) with the Main Building in the background. The Main Building was completely demolished in 1910.
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|Body= By 1900, overcrowding in [[Pilgrim State Hospital|city asylums was becoming a major problem]] that many tried to resolve. One answer was to put the mentally ill to work farming in a relaxing setting on what was then rural Long Island. The new state hospitals were dubbed "Farm Colonies" because of their live-and-work treatment programs, agricultural focus and patient facilities.    
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Latest revision as of 03:29, 15 September 2019

Featured Image Of The Week

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By 1900, overcrowding in city asylums was becoming a major problem that many tried to resolve. One answer was to put the mentally ill to work farming in a relaxing setting on what was then rural Long Island. The new state hospitals were dubbed "Farm Colonies" because of their live-and-work treatment programs, agricultural focus and patient facilities.