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This is a photograph showing Dr. Roy Menninger speaking in front of the Menninger Foundation sign at the west campus dedication on June 9, 1982. In 1925, the Menninger Sanitarium Corporation purchased a farmhouse 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 purchased from the Security Benefit Life Insurance Company and developed west of Topeka. It included a residential scale community of 28 structures on a 350 acre hilltop campus. In 2003, the Menninger Foundation was moved to Houston, Texas. Dr. Roy is a third generation Menninger to be involved in the mental health care field.

Date: June 9, 1982

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Item Number: 226127
Call Number: Menninger Fdn. Photographic Collection, Box 6, env. 12, frame 43A
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 226127

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