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Randy Ripple and Mike Munoz are shown sorting mail at the Menninger Clinic. Dr. C.F. Menninger and his sons, Dr. Karl and Dr. Will, formed a group psychiatry practice in 1919. The Menninger Clinic as a sanitarium was established in 1925 with the purchase of a farm house and admittance of 12 patients. The philosophy was that mental illness could be treated with an integrated medical, psychodynamic, and developmental approach for the total health of patients.

Date: December 1976

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Item Number: 226620
Call Number: Menninger Fdn. Photographic collection, box 21 #565
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 226620

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