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Campbell College, Holton, Kansas

Campbell College, Holton, Kansas
Date: Bulk 1883-1887
These photographs show Campbell College, (or Holton University) when Charles F. Menninger was a teacher and Flo V. Knisely was a student. Charles became a doctor and with sons Will and Karl, founded the Menninger Clinic, which was the nation's first group psychiatry practice, in 1919 in Topeka. In 1925, they established a inpatient hospital, the Menninger Clinic.


Charles F. and Flo V. Menninger family

Charles F. and Flo V. Menninger family
Date: 1885-1899
These photographs show the C. F. Menninger family and the birth of their first two sons, Karl and Edwin. Dr. C. F. Menninger, with sons Will and Karl, founded the Menninger Clinic, which was the nation's first group psychiatry practice, in 1919 in Topeka.


Community reunion at Industry, Kansas

Community reunion at Industry, Kansas
Date: September 20, 1970
Here are twenty-five photographs from a community reunion in Industry, Kansas. Dr. Karl Menninger and his wife, Jean attended the reunion as his mother, Flo Vesta Knisely, lived on a farm near Industry.


Dr. C. F. Menninger and sons

Dr. C. F. Menninger and sons
Date: 1930-1964
These three photographs show Dr. C. F. Menninger, Dr. Karl, and Dr. Will, and Edwin. Dr. C. F. Menninger, with sons Will and Karl, founded the nation's first group psychiatry practice, in 1919 in Topeka. In 1925 in an old farmhouse, they started the Menninger Clinic on the west edge of Topeka, Kansas. The farmhouse became the inpatient clinic and the surrounding 20 acres were developed with buildings and gardens to become the "East Campus" of the Menninger Foundation. In 1982, the "West Campus", a much larger area, was developed west of Topeka, a residential scale community of 28 structures on a 350 acre hilltop campus. In 2003, the Menninger Foundation was moved to Houston, Texas. Edwin's interests were in horticulture, also a strong interest of Dr. C.F. evidenced by the first horticulture therapy program and the landscaping on both campus.


Dr. C. F. and Flo Menninger and grandchildren

Dr. C. F. and Flo Menninger and grandchildren
Date: 1923
These are candid photographs of Dr. C. F. and Flo Menninger and grandchildren Robert and Julia. Dr. C. F. Menninger, with sons Dr. Will and Dr. Karl, founded the Menninger Clinic, which was the nation's first group psychiatry practice, in 1919, in Topeka, Kansas.


Dr. C. F. and Flo V. Menninger in their peony garden

Dr. C. F. and Flo V. Menninger in their peony garden
Date: 1922
This is a photograph of Dr. C. F. and Flo V. Menninger in their peony garden at 17th and Plass in Topeka, Kansas.


Dr. Charles F. and Flo Menninger in Topeka, Kansas

Dr. Charles F. and Flo Menninger in Topeka, Kansas
Date: November 1939
This portrait shows Dr. Charles Frederick Menninger and his wife Flo V. Menninger in 1939. They had been married for 54 years. 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. Flo Menninger started the Menninger Bible Study series which is still in use.


Flo Menninger and her son, Dr. William Menninger

Flo Menninger and her son, Dr. William Menninger
Date: February 14, 1937
A photograph of Dr. Will and his mother Flo Menninger reading a letter in the southwest room of Oakwood, the family home north of Topeka, Kansas.


Flo V. Menninger

Flo V. Menninger
Date: 1881-1927
Flo V. Menninger was the wife of Dr. C. F. Menninger and mother of Karl, Edwin, and William. Karl and William became physicians and with their father established in 1919 the first group psychiatry practice. It developed into the Menninger Clinic, a facility for mental-health treatment, education, research, and prevention. Flo was trained as a teacher. She wrote a book "Days of My Life : Memories of a Kansas Mother and Teacher." She also wrote the curriculum for a Bible study group, a four- year program which is still being taught today.


Menninger Bible and art classes

Menninger Bible and art classes
Date: 1903-1938
Flo V. Menninger (Mrs. C. F. Menninger) organized and taught a Bible class and art class. These photographs show some of the students. The course she developed, "Four Years Through the Bible," has been taught continuously since that time. She also wrote a book published in 1939 "Days of My Life : Memories of a Kansas Mother and Teacher".


Menninger family

Menninger family
Date: 1920-1929
Several photographs of the Menninger family. Dr. C.F. Menninger and his sons, Dr. Karl and Dr. Will, founded the Menninger Clinic for mental-health treatment, education, research, and prevention in Topeka in 1925.


Menninger family photographs, 1940 - 1953

Menninger family photographs, 1940 - 1953
Date: 1940-1953
These photographs show various members of the Menninger family. 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.


The Menninger family, 1930-1939

The Menninger family, 1930-1939
Date: 1930-1939
Negatives and photographs of Menninger family members. Includes Karl Menninger and his children (Robert, Martha, Julia), C.F. Menninger and Flo V. Menninger at home in the yard, wedding anniversary photographs, Edwin and Edwin Menninger, Jr..


Will of Lawrence Albert Heikes

Will of Lawrence Albert Heikes
Date: 1797
This will of Lawrence Albert Heikes was donated to the Menninger Archives. His great-grandson, George Peter Heikes, was born on the family farm in York Springs, Pennsylvania, which Flo Menninger wrote about in her book, "Days of My Life: Memories of A Kansas Mother and Teacher," her autobiography published in 1939.


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