In state institutions.
State Hospital No. 1, Fulton; established 1850; 1,250 beds.
State Hospital No. 2, St. Joseph; established 1874; 1,550 beds.
State Hospital No. 3, Nevada; established 1887; 1,209 beds.
State Hospital No. 4, Farmington; established 1903; 626 beds.
Care of the Insane In local institutions.
The city of St. Louis provides a small institution for
the care of its insane, while a few mildly insane patients are cared for at the
St. Louis city infirmary.
The Marion county hospital and the St. Charles county
asylum receive insane patients.
Insane persons who can not be cared for in the state hospitals may be received
in the county almshouses which are under management of the county courts.
SUMMARIES OF STATE LAWS RELATING TO THE INSANE PREPARED ORIGINALLY BY JOHN
KOREN, 1917, Transcribed by: Candi Horton ©2008
MISSOURI. Estimated Population, 2,500,000.
No State Board of Charities exists here; for, though one was established
some twenty years ago, it was soon allowed to die.
is no Lunacy Commission, although the number of the insane in
asylums exceeds 2,500.
There are three of these asylums supported
by the State,— at Fulton, St. Joseph, and Nevada.
There is also a
large city asylum at St. Louis. The State Penitentiary is at Jefferson
City, with many inmates.
At St. Louis is a State School for the
Blind, at Fulton one for the deaf and a Training School for Minors
and an Industrial Home for Girls have been recently established.
No report from Missouri was this year received.
CHARITIES AND CORRECTION
SIXTEENTH ANNUAL SESSION,
SEPTEMBER 11-18, 1889.
ISABEL C. BARROWS
Official Reporter of the Conference.
PRESS OF GEO. H. ELLIS, 1889- Transcribed by: Candi Horton
Institution Missouri Listing
Insane Asylum -s1 - Fulton, MO
Deaf and Dumb Asylum -s1 Fulton, MO
Jasper County - T.B. Hospital
Home for incorrigible Negro Girls - Tipton
Reform School for Boys- Boonsville
State Sanitarium - Mount Vernon
School for the Blind - St. Louis
School for the Deaf - Fulton
Home for Federal Soldiers - St. James
Confederate Home - Higginsville
Industrial Home for Girld - Chillicothe
Colony for the Feeble Minded - Marshall
Fulton Insane Asylum
St. Joseph Insane Asylum
Nevada insane Asylum
All above from: Chillicothe Const., April 13, 1917.
s1- Daily Democrat, Sedalia, MO Thursday Oct. 23, 1879
Transcribed by: Candi Horton