PHOTOS

1854 


Contract for George W. Moore to head the Asylum and Farm from April, 1854-1855
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1865

contract between physician Alexander Collar and the Wayne County Poor House for one year beginning May, 1865
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1866

undertaker Thomas Roche contract for coffins and the internment of paupers for 1 1/2 years starting May 1, 1866
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1891

fresh beef proposal for the County House & Asylum from J. & J. Costello, Detroit meat dealer (enlarge)

fresh beef proposal for the County House & Asylum from Marcellus Gleason, Detroit meat dealer (enlarge)

1912

Postcard sent from S. R.? at Eloise to a Ray Morris in Romulus


1923


1928


View of Buildings G & H (H at left; G in the foreground)

Infirmary B Building from the west view

1933

Charlie Hudson tending to the crop?
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1935


1936 


1937

"Storage building"

1940s?


1941

Postcard from Eloise to Mrs. Walter Hogan, Dearborn, Michigan
The text of the postcard written in a foreign language

1952

Male mental patients watch television


Electric shock therapy


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1953

Sewing therapy


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Asylum library August 23, 1953
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1955

Mental ward

1957

Concert featuring David Rubinoff and Homer Phillips (enlarge)
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The construction of WCGH?
1959

The chapel

1960

Badge and purchase documentation from officer Martin Fleming




1962

Dr. S. D. Jacobson and R. N. Donna Rivard inspect equipment from one of 11 new operating rooms. 8 of these were to be fully equipped with 3 others available for future expansion

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Picket line outside of Wayne County General Hospital


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Postcard of Wayne County General Hospital circa 1962

1963

The William J. Seymour General Hospital at Eloise, September 6, 1963
1964

Dr. Charles A. MacLean certificate of Resident in Psychiatry
1966

William M. Mitchell, Leo J. Tykoski and Grady Hammond baking bread


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1967

The barn?
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Wayne County General Hospital, June 12, 1967

1968

Susan Hein, chief physical therapist, working at parallel bars with patient





1969

Eddie Tolan presenting an artificial kidney machine to WCGH (enlarge)
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1960s?

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1970

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Bronislava Ostrowska, 107, celebrates here birthday with 34 other patients of "J" Building

1979

Dialysis Unit, September 10, 1978


Benny Brusca of Southgate on dialysis machine

1982

Wayne County General Hospital, May 1982



1983

Wayne County General Hospital Sign and Front Entrance (enlarge)

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3 Drawings by former mental patient Calder Wiss: