Cherry Hospital opened in 1880 and was the first state funded Psychiatric Hospital for African Americans in North Carolina.
1918: At the "Eastern Asylum for the Colored Insane" in North Carolina, women participate in "work therapy" -- picking cotton.
Image from Pat Deegan's Separate and Unequal: The Legacy of Racially Segregated Psychiatric Hospitals
- Cherry Hospital Museum [image]. Available from the North Carolina Digital Collections.
- Eastern Hospital (Cherry Hospital), Goldboro, N.C. [image]. Available in UNC's North Carolina Postcards Collection.
- North Carolina State Hospital (Cherry Hospital), Goldsboro, N.C. [image]. Available in UNC's North Carolina Postcards Collection.