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Image of some of the bathrooms at the State Institutions at the Howard Complex.In 1912, the Reception Hospital (A Building) was opened. With 184 beds it was intended to permit appropriate diagnosis and classification of patients as they entered the…


Image of work at one of the State Institutions located in Cranston, Rhode Island.Plans for a state farm reflect the adoption by the state of Rhode Island of some of the current thinking affecting social services. The selection of a pastoral site…


Image of a loom operator at work at one of the State Institutions located in Cranston, Rhode Island.Plans for a state farm reflect the adoption by the state of Rhode Island of some of the current thinking affecting social services. The selection of…

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