: Photograph showing the pool and recreation area at Longview State Hospital, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Longview State Hospital, originally called the Cincinnati Commercial Hospital and Lunatic Asylum, was established by the professors and administrators of the Cincinnati Medical College as a treatment and residence center for the mentally ill. The hospital underwent several name changes over the years. From 1822 to 1851 it was known as the Commercial Hospital and Lunatic Asylum. Beginning in 1859 it was called the Longview Asylum and later the Longview State Hospital.
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: AV61_B1F2_008 Subjects
: Longview Hospital (Cincinnati, Ohio); Mental illness--Treatment--Ohio; Psychiatric hospitals--Ohio--Cincinnati; Asylums--Ohio; Swimming; Places
: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)