Image ID
DN-0006367
Headline
Main building of the Kankakee State Hospital
Date Depicted
1908
Date Created
1908
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0006367, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2754
Max Pixels - Width
4093
KEYWORDS
Kankakee (Ill.)
1960.784
Kankakee State Hospital (Kankakee, Ill.)
Mental institutions
Illinois
Kankakee
1900-1909
Asylums
Exterior views
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0006367.tif
main building of the kankakee state hospital

Exterior view of the main building of the Kankakee State Hospital in Kankakee, Illinois. The hospital, called an insane asylum, was established in 1877. Before 1909 the hospital was known as the Illinois Eastern Hospital for the Insane. It was reorganized and renamed in 1909.

Exterior view of the main building of the Kankakee State Hospital in Kankakee, Illinois. The hospital, called an insane asylum, was established in 1877. Before 1909 the hospital was known as the Illinois Eastern Hospital for the Insane. It was reorganized and renamed in 1909.

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