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Conscientious Objectors:
The following articles were written by Mennonite Conscientious Objectors who served at Greystone during WWII

Conscientious Objectors and the Transformation of Mental Health Care” article by Harold Lehman

“The Second Mile”, Feb. 22, 1945 Mennonite Central Committee Bulletin, article by Frank Wright

 

Demolition of Greystone’s Main Building:

“They’re Tearing Old Greystone Down” video by Grover Kemble, author and performer

“Greystone Rising”  video by Jody Johnson

“Greystone Park: One Last Look” photo collection by Phil Buehler

PreservationWorks: A national advocacy organization for the preservation and reuse of Kirkbride Asylum Buildings

“The Many Phantoms of Kirkbride Hospitals of the Insane” video lecture by Dr. Robert Kirkbride

 

Dorothea Dix, New Jersey’s First Mental Health Advocate:

“Memorial Soliciting a State Hospital For the Insane”, author Dorothea L. Dix. Submitted to the Legislature of New Jersey, January 23, 1845

 

Evergreen Cemetery: Greystone Patients’ Final Resting Place:

Greystone Patients Final Resting Place – Evergreen Cemetery – PDF with one page of information and two pages of photos

Miles James Freeman – Civil War Veteran Who is Likely Buried at Evergreen Cemetery

Chauncey B. Horton – Civil War Veteran Who is Likely Buried at Evergreen Cemetery

 

Former Greystone Consumer Art/Writings

Leigh Busby, Photos and Art

Prose by Valerie Fox

 

Naomi Ginsberg, Allen Ginsberg and Family

Photos

 

Photos:

New Jersey State Hospital Greystone Park Historic Photo Album 1895-1970, Compiled by Peter Olin 2008 (This 456 page PDF is a large file, so it may take a while to open, depending on the speed of your Internet connection.)

“Contents of Greystone Patient’s Stomach” photo. Courtesy of the Morristown and Morris Township Library’s Greystone Photograph Album

 

Miscellaneous:

“Bedlam 1946″ article. From Life magazine, May 6, 1946 issue
This article was based on documentation of psychiatric hospital deficiencies obtained by WWII Mennonite C.O.’s. It was the first major expose of mental health treatment that was made available to the public.

Psychiatry, Psychology, Mental Health, and the Law,
Powerpoint presentation by Eric John Marcy, Esq., former Greystone Hospital Board of Trustees Member

National Register of Historic Places Registration Form – Greystone Park State Psychiatric Hospital Gas Works
The application was submitted by Kurt Hirschberg, architect and was approved. It is the only portion of the former Greystone Hospital which is on the National Register.

“Topectomy versus leukotomy: J. Laurence Pool’s contribution to psychosurgery” Neurosurg Focus Volume 43 Sept. 2017
This article summarizes the research conducted by Columbia University on lobotomized Greystone patients. Article authors are physicians in the Dept. of Neurological Surgery, Rutgers NJ Medical School, Newark, NJ.

“Skip this Christmas Gathering: Family Drama and Dysfunction in Early 20th Century Morristown (NJ).” MorristownGreen.com Dec.8, 2015 Cheryl Turkington, Assistant Archivist (retired), North Jersey History and Genealogy Center. This article describes the colorful life of local feminist and political advocate, Alice Leslie Hill, who was involuntarily committed to Greystone Hospital.