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The following articles were written by Mennonite Conscientious Objectors who served at Greystone during WWII
Demolition of Greystone’s Main Building:
Dorothea Dix, New Jersey’s First Mental Health Advocate:
Evergreen Cemetery: Greystone Patients’ Final Resting Place:
Former Greystone Consumer Art/Writings
Naomi Ginsberg, Allen Ginsberg and Family
Naomi Ginsberg Paintings – Courtesy of Jacqueline Gens, Administrative Assistant and Photo Archivist 1988-1994 at Ginsberg and Associates
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.)
Families of Deceased Greystone Patients:
“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.
“Dr. Hildegard Peplau, the “Mother of Psychiatric Nursing”. – Dr. Hildegard Peplau, Rutgers State University School of Nursing Faculty member, was the founder of psychiatric nursing who trained her students at Greystone.