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This colored photograph of the East and West Lodges was given by Dr. John Crabb. A major contribution of Menninger Clinic may be that at a time when custodial care or the asylum were the only alternatives for the mentally ill, the Menningers brought a positive commitment to psychiatry. They did not believe that the fate of mentally ill people was to be warehoused; they believed mental illness could be treated. The Menningers brought hope for troubled persons everywhere.

Date: 1939

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Item Number: 224319
Call Number: Menninger Foundation Photographic Collection, Box 39, #159
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 224319

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