Cherry Hospital -Goldsboro
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Cherry Hospital opened in 1880 and was the first state funded Psychiatric Hospital for African Americans in North Carolina. Learn more about Cherry Hospital by opening the links below.
Article and picture from Cherry Hospital when it was known as the Colored Insane Asylum of North Carolina.
- The Hospital Superintendent's Report in 1884
1918: At the "Eastern Asylum for the Colored Insane" in North Carolina, women participate in "work therapy" -- picking cotton. Good historic overview of psychiatric institutions in the age of segregation at : www.patdeegan.com...