Florists Report, 1924-1926

12 12 2011

The following report of the Florist Department at the Oregon State Hospital was taken from the 22nd Biennial Report of the Oregon State Hospital for the biennium ending September 30, 1926.

The work of this department has been taken control of by one employe and six patients.  They are planting and caring for many beds of flowers on the hospital grounds, this department has furnished cut flowers and potted plants for use on the various wards.

Flowers, shrubs, plants and bulbs have been furnished without charge to the following institutions and departments:

 

Chemawa Indian School……………………………….160
Deaconess Hospital……………………………………..1382
Eastern Oregon State Hospital……………………….2633
Oregon State Industrial School for Girls…………..951
Oregon State Institution for the Feeble Minded…587
Oregon State Penitentiary……………………………..3267
Oregon State School for Blind…………………………418
Oregon State School for Deaf………………………….200
Oregon State Tuberculosis Hospital…………………143
Public schools and colleges in the state……………1126

Total………………………………………………………….10867





Finding Family- Online list of unclaimed remains now available

31 01 2011

Last week,  the Oregon State Hospital published an online database of the names of approximately 3,500 people whose cremated remains are in its custody.  It is hoped that the database will help family members claim the remains of their love ones.

Because the Oregon State Hospital had crematorium facilities, many unclaimed remains from other state institutions were sent there.  The newly published list includes people who lived at the Oregon State Tuberculosis Hospital, Mid-Columbia Hospital (The Dalles), Dammasch State Hospital (Wilsonville), Oregon State Penitentiary, and Fairview Training Center and Home, as well as the Oregon State Hospital, between 1914 and the 1970s.  All of these remains are stored at the hospital because they were unclaimed by family members at the time of the individual’s death.

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