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|Body= [[De Paul Sanitarium|The Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent De Paul]] started caring for the mentally ill in 1841 at Charity Hospital ( a 300 bed facility) and in 1863 the Sister's established a sanitarium specifically for that purpose at the hospital. In 1876 they acquired their own facility. The Louisiana Retreat for the Feeble Minded, as it would be called in 1896, eventually became DePaul Hospital located at 1040 Calhoun Street, New Orleans. Part of the original building still exists as part of the hospital, although the center section has been demolished.      
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|Body= Constructed as the [[Stockton State Hospital|Insane Asylum of California at Stockton]] in 1853, the complex was situated on 100 acres (0.40 km2) of land donated by Captain Weber. The legislature at the time felt that existing hospitals were incapable of caring for the large numbers of people who suffered from mental and emotional conditions as a result of the Gold Rush, and authorized the creation of the first public mental health hospital in California. The hospital is one of the oldest in the west, and was notable for its progressive forms of treatment. The hospital is #1016 on the Office of Historic Preservation's California Historical Landmark list, and today is home to California State University Stanislaus.  
 
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Latest revision as of 04:19, 1 August 2021

Featured Image Of The Week

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Constructed as the Insane Asylum of California at Stockton in 1853, the complex was situated on 100 acres (0.40 km2) of land donated by Captain Weber. The legislature at the time felt that existing hospitals were incapable of caring for the large numbers of people who suffered from mental and emotional conditions as a result of the Gold Rush, and authorized the creation of the first public mental health hospital in California. The hospital is one of the oldest in the west, and was notable for its progressive forms of treatment. The hospital is #1016 on the Office of Historic Preservation's California Historical Landmark list, and today is home to California State University Stanislaus.