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Information sources for Toledo State Hospital Cemetery

Findagrave.com – Volunteer genealogical researchers who are working to identify individuals buried in the Toledo State Hospital Cemeteries using public records.

Ohio Historical Society (OHS) – Information from Toledo State Hospital including the Cemetery burial log are available through the OHS.

University of Toledo Canaday Center – list of materials available

BGSU Library – Toledo State Hospital Patient Diary

toledostatehospitalcemetery.org is produced using WebPlus X2.

 

Midwestlost.com - Photos of the State Hospital

Asylum projects - Archive of asylums around the world

Ohio Historical Markers – Online details about the markers at both cemeteries

Toledo State Hospital Cemetery-related press articles

2009

 

Toledo Free Press, “Foundation donates to cemetery reclamation project” November 29, 2009.

 

 

 

2010

 

Lunatic Fringe website, May 21, 2010, “State hospital patients honored”

Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune, May 19, 2010, “State hospital cemeteries no longer forgotten”

 

 

 

Toledo Blade, “Graves project seeks dignity for the forgotten” May 5, 2010.

 

2011

 

UT News - “Cemeteries on Health Science Campus Restored by Reclamation Committee”. Septemeber8, 2011.

Fox Toledo, 5 pm news, May 22, 2011. “Unknown Veterans Honored at Cemetery.”

2012

 

Toledo Blade, 28 May, 2012, “Volunteers honor forgotten veterans”

Fox  Toledo, 11pm newscast, February  8, 2012. “Project to find headstones”.

Monroe Evening News, February  9, 2012. “Remembering Those Forgotten”.

WTOL, February  9, 2012. “State Hospital Cemetery reclamation to be topic of presentation at Whitman Center.”

Mental Health Related Sites

Advocating Change Together (ACT) Remembering With Dignity Project

NAMI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization.

NAMI of Greater Toledo.

History of mental health treatments

Ancestry / Rootsweb article - Richland Co. Persons Admitted to the Toledo Asylum, 1891. From the Richland Shield & Banner

Patient-related historic press articles

Richland County early Toledo Asylum admissions

Other State Hospital Cemetery websites

Athens State Hospital Ridges Project

Bartonville State Asylum, Peoria

Evansville State Hospital Cemetery

Topeka State Hospital Records

Western State Mental Hospital Cemetery

Danver’s State Memorial Committee

Ohio Department of Mental Health website about state cemetery projects in Ohio

New York Times, “Long-Forgotten Reminders of Oregon’s Mentally Ill”

Other press articles

National Empowerment Center, “It’s About Time: Discovering, Recovering and Celebrating Consumer/Survivor History”

Psychiatric News, “Caring for Patients’ Graves Helps Hospitals Reconcile With Living”

New York Times, “Long-Forgotten Reminders of Oregon’s Mentally Ill”

Donald Stierman Presents Ground Penetrating Radar Results to Geological Society of America Conference

Baltimore Sun, “Springfield Hospital Gives Names to Unmarked Graves”

A PIECE OF MIND: THE FATE OF THE STATE-FUNDED ASYLUM OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY by BRYAN LEE HARDMAN, B.A., University of Kentucky.

Academic papers

Toledo’s Attic

Local Toledo History Sites

Toledo Area History

2013

 

WTOL 11 News, February 14, 2013 “1,200 veteran graves identified at former Toledo State Hospital Cemetery”

 

Toledo Free Press, May 9, 2013, “Cemetery Project Takes Spotlight During NAMI Walk”

 

WTOL 11 “Leading Edge” with Jerry Anderson, May 25, 2013.

La Prensa Toledo, Jun 7, 2013 “Proyecto de Reclamación del Cementerio del Hospital Estatal de Toledo”