GENERAL ARTICLES

1860

The Visit Of Miss Dix, The Philanthropist; Detroit Free Press, September 30, 1860


1882

excerpt; The Proceedings Of The Ninth Annual National Conference Of Charities And Corrections, August 1882


1884

Untitled; Detroit Free Press, January 11, 1884


1885

How Things Change, Detroit Free Press, October 26, 1885


1886

Untitled; The Pentwater News, February 11, 1886


1892

An Embarrassed Court: Judge Durfee Has No Place to Commit Indigent Insane Patients; Detroit Free Press, January 5, 1892

Will Be Proof Against Fire; Detroit Free Press,  February 3, 1892

Should Not Be Supported In Winter; Detroit Free Press, December 28, 1892


1894

Untitled; Ann Arbor Argus, October 12, 1894


1897

Asylums For The Insane; The Ludington Daily News, June 10, 1897

Wonderful Changes, Detroit Free Press, September 25, 1897

County House Junket, Detroit Free Press, October 22, 1897

Untitled; Detroit Free Press, December 21, 1897


1898

Untitled; Detroit Free Press, May 10, 1898

Untitled, Ann Arbor Argus-Democrat, November 11, 1898

Untitled; Detroit Free Press, December 3, 1898


1900

Pleasing Entertainment; Detroit Free Press, February 4, 1900

Untitled; Detroit Free Press, November 11, 1900


1901

Aqueduct, River Rouge To County House; Detroit Free Press, February 27, 1901

Pipe Line For County House; Detroit Free Press, June 21, 1901


1902

Caring For The County's Poor, Detroit Free Press, February 23, 1902 (1)
Caring For The County's Poor, Detroit Free Press, February 23, 1902 (2)

Asylum Building To Be Erected At Eloise; The Three Rivers Tribune, June 12, 1902


1904

County House Cows Struck By Train; Detroit Free Press, July 10, 1904

Had Three Days of Christmas: Inmates of Wayne County House and Asylum; Detroit Free Press, December 27, 1904


1905

Against The White Plague; Detroit Free Press, March 24, 1905

Let 'Em Build It At Eloise, Detroit Free Press, May 31, 1905


1906

Irony Of Fate, This; Detroit Free Press, February 2, 1906

Asylum At Eloise Crowded; Detroit Free Press; December 7, 1906

Insane Asylum A Waif, Detroit Free Press, December 22, 1906


1907

Ball Players And Band Entertained, Detroit Free Press, May 20, 1907

Medics Go To Eloise; Detroit Free Press, May 26, 1907

Untitled, Detroit Free Press, August 31, 1907

Cheap Suits For Lunatics; Detroit Free Press, October 5, 1907


1908

Primary Election Losers Need Not End Days In The Poor House; Detroit Free Press, September 27, 1908

As They Look From The Airship; Detroit Free Press, December 4, 1908


1909

Wears Clothing All Wrong Way; Detroit Free Press, March 19, 1909

Sorrowful Sights Seen At Eloise By The Estimators, Detroit Free Press, June 7, 1909


1910

Wanted; Detroit Free Press, July 9, 1910

Female Help Wanted; Detroit Free Press; July 20, 1910

Wanted; The Northville Record, August 12, 1910


1911

Buy 40 Acres More For Eloise; Detroit Free Press; April 20, 1911

Purebred Holstein Bulls For Sale; The Holstein-Friesian Register, June 15, 1911

Buys Shawls And Sweets For Poor Women At Eloise, Detroit Free Press, December 25, 1911

She Remembers County Charges; Detroit Free Press, December 25, 1911


1912

help wanted ad; Detroit Free Press, December 4, 1912


1913

help wanted; Detroit Free Press, January 25, 1913

help wanted ad; Detroit Free Press, February 12, 1913

Holstein Bull Calves Must Be Sold; The Michigan Dairy Farmer, April 19, 1913


1914

untitled; Detroit Free Press, January 3, 1914

Tries To Pick Empty Pockets, Detroit Free Press, July 11, 1914


1915

Three-Story Brick Structure, Costing About $150,000 Is Being Added To Wayne County's Public Service Group; Detroit Free Press, June 20, 1915

from "Are We Going To Hell?", The Gateway, August 1915


1917

Spurns Detroit, Refuses Eloise, Likes Dearborn; Detroit Free Press, July 20, 1917

Untitled (vegetables); The Northville Record, October 5, 1917


1918

Eloise "Poorhouse" Inmates Decrease; Detroit Free Press,  July 23, 1918


1921

Prisoners Praise Eloise Bakeries; Detroit Free Press, March 5, 1921

Against Eloise For Idiot Home; Detroit Free Press, June 2, 1921

Ask $1,000,000 Imbecile Home; Detroit Free Press, October 20, 1921

Slain Man Not Pastor, Belief; Detroit Free Press, December 3, 1921

6,000 In Hospitals Get Church Gifts; Detroit Free Press, December 24, 1921


1922

A Sick Man's Journey; The California State Board Of Health Weekly Bulletin, March 11, 1922

$900,000 Eloise Fund Up For Voters; Detroit Free Press, April 13, 1922

County VS. City; Detroit Free Press, April 22, 1899

Carolers To Sing To Poor At Eloise, Detroit Free Press, December 10, 1922


1923

H. C. Defeated Eloise; The Northville Record, October 12, 1923

Two Women Perish In An Asylum Fire; The New York Times, March 28, 1923


1928

Mad Folk Barred; The Border Cities Star, February 1, 1928

Help For Insane Is Sought In Detroit; The Border Cities Star, June 12, 1928


1929

The Feminist's Point of View; Detroit Free Press, March 17, 1929

Untitled (rumor proves false); Saline Observer, September 19, 1929


1930

To Equip Hospital With Local Steel; The Evening Independent, October 21, 1930


1931

Charity Relief Expenditures Will Be Slashed; The Border Cities Star, May 15, 1931

Detroit Pares Relief Costs; The Toledo News-Bee, July 8, 1931

Contract Is Held Up: Supervisors Object to Alien Workers on Eloise Job; Detroit Free Press, July 29, 1931


1932

New Limit Set For Welfare; Detroit Free Press, April 9, 1932

Eloise Will Boost Bread Production; The Detroit News, April 10, 1932

Voters Fail To Get Back, The Border Cities Star, November 17, 1932


1933

Fire At Hospital; The Border Cities Star, January 25, 1933

Doctor's Work Wins Reward; Detroit Free Press, February 8, 1933 

Huge Sewage Plant Talked; The Border Cities Star, July 7, 1933

Tax Facts No. 2; Detroit Free Press, December 22, 1933

Cancer Hospital at Eloise to Cost $1,750,000 Sought; Detroit Free Press, December 30, 1933


1934

Suggests Subjects for Detention Home Murals; Detroit Free Press, February 13, 1934

Urges Better Insane Care; The Escanaba Daily Press, April 26, 1934


1935

Building at Eloise Called Fire Trap; Detroit Free Press, March 7, 1935

Authorities Baffled In Slaying Of Youth; The Waycross Journal-Herald, March 11, 1935

Untitled; Detroit Free Press, June 3, 1935


1936

315 Michigan Deaths Listed In Heat Wave; The Evening Independent, July 13, 1936

Expect Relief Will Hit Iowa By Wednesday; The Telegraph-Herald, July 14, 1936


1937

Untitled; The Evening News, December 16, 1937


1938

Delusions of Insane Found to Follow Pattern of Times, Detroit Free Press, March 21, 1938

Health Class Tours Eloise Hospital; The Farmington Enterprise, March 31, 1938

Untitled (concerning a stop light); The Chelsea Standard, August 27, 1938

Untitled (death of 4 inmates via alcohol poisoning); The South Lyon Herald, October 13, 1938


1939

Police and Firemen Help in Eloise Charity Project; Detroit Free Press, February 12, 1939

John C. Cowan Cites Hospital At Eloise As Example Of Economy; The Grosse Pointe News, March 30, 1939

Eloise Road Zone Gets Speed Limit; Detroit Free Press, November 20, 1939


1941

Eloise Burial Monopoly Is Laid to Diggs; Detroit Free Press, October 15, 1941


1942

Hospital's Fire Truck Goes Out On Its Own; The Milwaukee Journal, February 28, 1942


1943

Pig-Buying Dispute Won by McCauley; Detroit Free Press, August 7, 1943


1944

Important Work Carried On By Cancer Committee; The Grosse Pointe Review, April 20, 1944

Scholarship Winners Are Named At Wayne; The Grosse Pointe Review, November 2, 1944


1945

name change announced; The Grosse Pointe News, September 20, 1945

200 Children Made Happy By Toy Club; The Grosse Pointe News, November 1, 1945

Pointe Toy Club Begins 1945 Drive; The Grosse Pointe Review, November 1, 1945


1946

Scouts' Christmas Project Helps Wounded Vets And Kids; The Grosse Pointe News, December 19, 1946

Sick Canvassed by Candidates, The Detroit Times, May 29, 1946

Mental Hospitals Reveal Humane Procedures; Detroit Free Press, July 14, 1946


1947

Wayne County Is Billion Dollar Corp.; The Grosse Pointe Review, February 20, 1947

Claims Stepson Attacked Him With Butcher Knife; The Grosse Pointe News, July 10, 1947

Teen Talk; The Grosse Pointe Review, August 28, 1947


1948

Longer Terms For Legislators Opposed By Sigler; The Owosso Argus-Press, April 1, 1948


1949

Lutheran Church of the Reformation worship service; The Grosse Pointe Review, March 24, 1949

Psychology Club Plans Eloise Trip; The Michigan Daily, December 16, 1949


1950

Letter Urges Voters To Give Nod To Hospital Fund Issue; The Grosse Pointe Review, November 2, 1950

Clarenceville Man Gets Highest Scout Award; The Farmington Enterprise, November 30, 1950


1951

Meat Freeze Starves County Institutions; Detroit Free Press, March 29, 1951

Samaritan Club Has Sewing Project; The Owosso Argus-Press, June 22, 1951

"Forty Wayne County"; The Grosse Pointe News, August 23, 1951


1953

Inside "Wayne County General" preview; Detroit Free Press, March 13, 1953

A 'Hospital' as Big as a City; Detroit Free Press, March 15, 1953

Disparity Of Facilities Seen In Tours; The Michigan Daily, November 25, 1953

Limited Care At Eloise Result Of Bad Limitations; The Michigan Daily, November 25, 1953


1954

Working Mom Fractures County Rules; Detroit Free Press, April 14, 1954

Holstein Dispersal Sale; Detroit Free Press, October 27, 1954

Eloise Loses Cows; Long Did They Graze; Detroit Free Press, November 2, 1954 


1955

Would End Eloise Use For Insane; Detroit Free Press, January 16, 1955


1958

Thief Repays--Years Later; The Toledo Blade, September 23, 1958


1960

Untitled; Detroit Free Press, November 12, 1960


1962

Name Goes By The Board; The Toledo Blade, February 13, 1962

Pointer Of Interest; The Grosse Pointe News, June 7, 1962

College Women To Tour; The Grosse Pointe News, October 25, 1962

Untitled (picketing strikers) The Owosso Argus-Press, November 16, 1962

Students Show True Spirit Of Christmas By Creating Happiness For Unfortunates; The Grosse Pointe News, December 13, 1962

Maire Students Thinking Of Others At Christmas Time; The Grosse Pointe News, December 20, 1962


1963

Untitled (now hiring for chemist); The Michigan Daily, August 27, 1963


1964

Woman Attacks Priest At Altar; The Toledo Blade, January 8, 1964

Oil Tanker, School Bus In Collision; The Montreal Gazette, December 9, 1964


1967

Monroe County To Get $27,742 Poverty Grant; Toledo Blade, July 11, 1967

Meeting On Smoking Health Planned At UA; The Tuscaloosa News, October 1, 1967


1969

Kidney Machine Honors Sprinter, Detroit Free Press, September 16, 1969

Public Health Nurses Needed; The Grosse Pointe News, October 9, 1969


1970

Ambulance Trip Frail Link In Chain Of Life For Emergency Patient; The Toledo Blade, May 6, 1970


1972

Plane Lands Safely After Bomb Blast; The Spokesman-Review, June 13, 1972

Smoke Gets In Your Own Eyes; Detroit Free Press, July 16, 1972

They Called It 'Eloise'; The Northville Record-Novi News, August 17, 1972


1975

Boy Released For $150,000; The Leader-Post, November 14, 1975

Medical Technologist I Immediate Vacancies; Canton Observer, December 8, 1975


1976

Old Eloise Ward Opens As Jail; The Canton Observer, December 6, 1976


1977

Werewolf Was Right -- Moon Affects Us All; The Canton Observer, January 13, 1977

County Budget Cut Endangers Service; The Canton Observer, October 20, 1977

Diptheria Probed In Area School; The Canton Observer, October 20, 1977

2d Fight For Hospital, Firefighters Next In Line; The Canton Observer, November 11, 1977


1979

Coin Theft Case Goes To Court; The Canton Observer, January 15, 1979


1980

Prisoner Found Hanged As Wife Pleads For Safety; The Press-Courier, January 14, 1980

State Raids Farms Home; Tax Protester Plans Fight; The Grosse Pointe News, December 18, 1980


1981

Berg's Crusade Helps Mentally Ill; The Canton Observer, December 28, 1981


1982

Dry Docked Cops Seek Support; The Grosse Pointe News, April 29, 1982

Building Hazards Spur Demolition; The Canton Observer, June 14, 1982


1983

Lucas Dropping Hospital Subsidy; The Canton Observer, August 11, 1983

Subdivision's Cancer Rate Questioned; The Palm Beach Post, December 28, 1983


1985

Lucas Adopts GOP 'Accent' In State-Of-County Talk; The Canton Observer, February 14, 1985

A Frightening Idea; Detroit Free Press, September 26, 1985

No Haunting at Eloise; Detroit Free Press, October, 1985


1987

Will Not Open AIDS Hospital; The Ludington Daily News, April 21, 1987


1990

Homeless Help: County Will Operate Shelter In Westland; The Redford Observer, February 12, 1990


1994

Wayne County, Lutheran Social Services Are Partners; The Grosse Pointe News, August 4, 1994


1996

Youth Home Contract Prompts Questons; The Redford Observer, September 26, 1996


1997

Seniors Give Gardens Plenty Of TLC; The Redford Observer, May 22, 1997

Did You Know?; The Grosse Pointe News, June 12, 1997

County To Rename Building In Honor Of Beard's Service; The Redford Observer, July 24, 1997

Building Is Tribute To Beard's Dedication To County; The Redford Observer, July 31, 1997


1999

Eloise: A Glimpse Into The Past; The Redford Observer, September 2, 1999

Eloise's 'Friends' Rescuing History; The Redford Observer, October 7, 1999


2000

State Sees Growing Interest In Spirits And Hauntings; The Argus-Press, October 9, 2000


2005

Inkster Valley Golf Club Advert mentioning Eloise; The Redford Observer, September 15, 2005


2006

Complex Gets Historical Marker; The Redford Observer, Setember 21, 2006

2 Sides Needed To Tell Eloise History; The Redford Observer, September 21, 2006


2007

Ceremony Unveils Historical Marker At Eloise Property On Oct. 16; The Redford Observer, October 11, 2007

Memories Of Eloise: Historical Marker Dedicated At Former County Hospital; The Redford Observer, October 21, 2007