The Resource Essex county overbrook hospital, Kevin R. Kowalick and Kathryn Cataldo, (ebook)

Essex county overbrook hospital, Kevin R. Kowalick and Kathryn Cataldo, (ebook)

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Essex county overbrook hospital
Title
Essex county overbrook hospital
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Kevin R. Kowalick and Kathryn Cataldo
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Language
eng
Summary
What was founded as the Essex County Lunacy Asylum evolved from a single building on South Orange Avenue to a city within itself in Cedar Grove. It was named the Essex County Overbrook Hospital. Construction began on the hospital?s iconic brick buildings in 1896, and they were prominent features on Fairview Avenue for the next 100 years. The facility produced its own food, housed its own police and fire departments, and sustained its own power sources. The Essex County Overbrook Hospital was recognized throughout the world as a leader in psychiatric care. In later years, overcrowding began to plague the institution. However, after the advent of modern psychiatric drugs, many patients were able to be discharged back into the community. In 2007, the buildings were closed, and the hospital was relocated to a newer establishment nearby. The grounds have since been plagued with vandalism and neglect, with a final deal for demolition having been solidified in 2015
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Midwest
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Kowalick, Kevin R
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non fiction
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  • Mental health
  • Historic preservation
  • Psychiatry
  • State & Local - Middle Atlantic
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Essex county overbrook hospital, Kevin R. Kowalick and Kathryn Cataldo, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439663707
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT11990800
Specific material designation
remote
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11990800
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MWT11990800
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Essex county overbrook hospital, Kevin R. Kowalick and Kathryn Cataldo, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439663707
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11990800
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11990800
System control number
MWT11990800
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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