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Patient list from 1955 Department of the Interior Report Added

The Morningside Hospital patient list found in the 1955 Department of the Interior (DotI) Report has been posted and incorporated into the Wall of Names. You can view these lists here: 1955 Department of the Interior Report The Wall of Names is sorted alphabetically by last name, and then by first name, rather than by […]

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Questions about Quality of Care – 1915

Over the years, there were numerous occasions when concerns were raised about the quality of care provided by Morningside Hospital. The earliest we’ve found was in 1915. The Sunday, March 28, 1915 issue of the Atlanta Constitution included the following story: Syndicate Enriched from Insane Asylum Juneau, Alaska. March 27 – A report criticising the […]

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Morningside Hospital 1925

Morningside Hospital was located on the current site of Mall 205, a community shopping center off Interstate 205 in East Portland.

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Morningside Patients: 1904 – 1916

Many of the children and adults who were sent to Morningside from Alaska never returned home. Often, they became faint memories or a part of family history that can’t be verified. The uncle no one talks about or the child everyone assumes died. One of the things we’d really like to do is collect and […]

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Who was deported from Alaska and who was at Morningside Hospital?

The preliminary examination of the records shows that Alaskans from all over the state – from Nome to Ketchikan – were sent to the Morningside. Dr Henry Waldo Coe, medical director and owner of Sanitarium Co which operated Morningside Hospital, provided the federal government with a report on the census of the hospital in March […]

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1960s Morningside Hospital Photos

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