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. 

 

 

//www.patdeegan.com/sites/nursinghistory.appstate.edu/files/files/separate_and_unequal.pdf

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...