: Photograph taken on the grounds of Longview State Hospital, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Two men are seen with a truck reading "Longview Occupational Therapy" and a riding lawnmower. One or both men may be patients at Longview participating in groundskeeping as occupational therapy.
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_B1F4_039 Subjects
: Longview Hospital (Cincinnati, Ohio); Mental illness--Treatment--Ohio; Psychiatric hospitals--Ohio--Cincinnati; Asylums--Ohio Places
: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)