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The Mike Gorman Papers

Title:
[Elderly hospital patients at Eastern Oklahoma Hospital]
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Description:
This photo accompanied Part 2 (24 September 1946) of Gorman's report on Oklahoma state psychiatric hospitals. The caption on the back of the photo reads: "Hospital patients cooped up--Elderly mental patients in one of the senile wards at Eastern Oklahoma Hospital. There are more than 250 old patients at Eastern and, due to the shortage of attendants, they are cooped up inside the wards day in and day out. Note, also, the proximity of the beds."
NOTE: The original photograph was retouched to obscure the faces of the people in the photograph.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (273,831 Bytes)
Date:
1946-07-27 (July 27, 1946)
Creator:
Tapscott, George
Source:
Periodical: Tapscott, George. [Elderly hospital patients at Eastern Oklahoma Hospital]. Daily Oklahoman, (27 July 1946). Photographic Print. 1 Image.
Metadata Record "Vinita Patients Lack Modern Care" (photograph of newspaper page) (September 22, 1946) jpg (106,640 Bytes)
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Publisher:
Oklahoma Publishing Company
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of the Daily Oklahoman.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Hospitals, Psychiatric
Health Care Reform
Exhibit Category:
From Journalist to Crusader: Exposing the "Snake Pits" in Oklahoma and Beyond, 1946-1953
Relation:
Metadata Record "Misery Rules in State Shadowland" (series reprint) [1946] pdf (3,925,285 Bytes) ocr (116,930 Bytes)
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Metadata Record "Misery Rules in State Shadowland" (photograph of newspaper page) (September 22, 1946) jpg (131,264 Bytes)
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Metadata Record "Supply Mental Plant Is Weak in All Phases" (photograph of newspaper page) (September 27, 1946) jpg (84,006 Bytes)
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Metadata Record "Crowded Hope Hall Quick to Disillusion Visitors in Hospital" (photograph of newspaper page) (September 29, 1946) jpg (120,993 Bytes)
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Metadata Record "Shock Therapy Helps Mental Patients at Norman Hospital" (photograph of newspaper page) (September 30, 1946) jpg (132,786 Bytes)
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Metadata Record "Equipment Shortages Doom Many Patients in Norman" (photograph of newspaper page) (October 1, 1946) jpg (124,019 Bytes)
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Metadata Record "All Types of Negro Patients Are Mixed at Taft" (photograph of newspaper page) (October 2, 1946) jpg (106,431 Bytes)
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Metadata Record "Epileptics Get Food, Shelter, Little Else" (photograph of newspaper page) (October 3, 1946) jpg (110,417 Bytes)
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Metadata Record "Mental Hospital at Enid Is Best" (photograph of newspaper page) (October 4, 1946) jpg (106,953 Bytes)
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Metadata Record "Public Apathy Is Given Full Blame for Conditions in Mental Hospitals" (photograph of newspaper page) (October 6, 1946) jpg (108,490 Bytes)
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Metadata Record [Cafeteria scene of women patients at Central State Hospital in Norman, Oklahoma] (July 20, 1946) jpg (225,041 Bytes)
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Metadata Record [Central kitchen at Western Oklahoma Hospital] (July 27, 1946) jpg (307,709 Bytes)
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Metadata Record [Ward for violent female mental patients at Central State Hospital, Norman, Oklahoma] (July 20, 1946) jpg (284,345 Bytes)
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Metadata Record [Dayroom scene of patients at the State Hospital for the Negro Insane at Taft, Oklahoma] (July 27, 1946) jpg (309,319 Bytes)
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Unique Identifier:
TGBBHM
Document Type:
Photographic prints
Language:
English
Format:
image/jpeg
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2016-05-27
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