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Title
Agnews Asylum Under Construction, 1888
Creator
Hill & Watkins
Contributor
Arbuckle Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1888
Publication Information
California Room, San Jose Public Library
Contributing Institution
San José Public Library, California Room
Collection
San Jose Public Library California Room Silicon Valley History Online Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Black-and-white photograph of Agnews Asylum under construction. Agnews was a state institution for the mentally ill completed in 1888 at a cost of $750,000. It had a frontage of 750 feet, and housed over 900 patients. It was the predecessor of the current Agnews Developmental Center.
Type
image
Format
19 x 22 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt096nc2nb
csj ARB-C324
Language
English
Subject
Agnews State Hospital (San Jose, Calif.); Arbuckle, Clyde, 1903-1998; Buildings; Photographs; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History
Source
lcsh, lcnaf

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