ESH: Memories

A visual look into the history of Eastern State Hospital. This album contains letters, photographs and mementos.

 

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Rear of Gragg building, ca. 1950s
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Superintendent’s House
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Wendell Tuberculosis Ward
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Original Eastern State Hospital Built in 1817
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Maintenance workers installing Christmas Tree
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Old TB ward
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Staff at nurse’s station in Wendell Building
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Wendell Building, Sun Porch
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West Side of Infirmary

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Ward in Gragg Building
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Bedroom in ward
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Wendell Building
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Infirmary Building

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4th Street Entrance

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Ward 8
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Bedroom in nurse’s home

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TB ward
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Eastern State Hospital

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Ward beds
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Wendell Building
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Eastern State Hospital Superintendent
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Eastern State Hospital Administration Building
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Live nativity scene between Gragg and Wendell Buildings
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Eastern State Hospital
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Occupational Therapy Staff, ca. 1940s
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Eastern State Hospital Staff
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Dr. Logan Gragg
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Dr. Thomas Wendell
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Looking from Ward 15 to Gate House
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Dr. Logan Gragg and Majel Moore
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Nurse’s Home

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Eastern State Hospital Administration Building
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Henrietta Rogers, Superintendent of Nurses, ca. 1939.
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Eastern State Hospital, ca. 1960s

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Infirmary

Contributed by: Phil T.

Notes:

Some newspaper images are from historical archives of The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky). Some photos are provided from former annual reports of the hospital to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. All other photos were obtained, donated, or copied from state and hospital archives or personal collections. “ESH Today” photos are courtesy of Phil T. Please contact us before using any photographs or images on this website. We do not own the copyrights to all photos and those photos we do own require written permission before any use.

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