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Territorial court records to stay in Alaska

...The reason she got involved with records, and one of the reasons they can be so important, is because of the Morningside Hospital in Portland, where about 5,000 Alaskans deemed "insane" were taken between 1905 and 1968. Some were never...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-28/territorial-court-records-stay-alaska
Local
State mental health laws are a work in progress

...API and the state continued to send acute care psychiatric patients and those with a cognitive disability to Morningside Hospital in Portland, Ore., until 1971 when Morningside closed its doors. Psychiatric patients were sent to API in Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-04/state-mental-health-laws-are-work-pro
Opinion
Mentally incapacitated man's case set for trial

...this? Mostly they send them away. Back in the 1950s, that's what they did with Oustigoff. He was sent to Morningside Hospital, an infamous Portland, Ore., institution where Alaska used to send its mentally ill before it was shut down...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081109/sta_480556727.shtml
3 honored for foundational work with city museum

...of Excellence to Jane Norris Williams, the Evangeline Atwood Award to the Anchorage Women's Club, the historian of the Year Award to Terrence Cole and the Pathfinder Award to the Lost Alaskans: Morningside Hospital History Project.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-10-28
Local
Arts & Culture event calendar

...Latter Day Saints. The program will be "lost Alaskans" by Deborah Smith. This is the story of Alaskans sent to Morningside Hospital in Portland, Oregon. Visitors welcome.. Details: 586-3695.Drummers and dancers gathering, with a Native...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-04-26
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