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Avis Chitwood and Janice Gartrell

A photograph of Avis Chitwood and her niece Janice Gartrell. Avis was born in Mound City, December 29, 1893 and died in Topeka, January 25, 1994 at the age of 100. She is buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kansas. She was a teacher, painter, illustrator, printmaker, and etcher, specializing in rustic buildings, wildflowers, and missions. Janice, b.1920, d.2009, was the daughter of Milton Paul Gartrell, b.1876, d.1959 and Edna Chitwood Gartrell, Avis Chitwood's sister.


Planning move to Menninger West Campus in Topeka, Kansas

These three photographs show the Menninger planning committee focusing on the move of the Children's Division to West Campus, and surveyors at work. In May, 1925, The Menninger Sanitarium Corporation purchased the 20 acre farm and the farmhouse became the clinic and the surrounding 20 acres were developed with buildings and gardens to become the "East Campus" of the Menninger Foundation. In 1982, the "West Campus", a much larger area was developed west of Topeka. In 2003, the Menninger Foundation moved to Houston, Texas.


Social Workers Conference at Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas

Carolyn Grame, PhD; Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., presenter; and Shirley Anstaett, MSW, are shown at a Social Workers Conference. Dr. van der Kolk is an internationally recognized leader in the field of psychological trauma.


Harriet Goldhor Lerner, Ph.D., at the Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas

Dr. Harriet Goldhor Lerner is a well known author on women's issues and family relationships. She was a psychologist at the Menninger Clinic when it was in Topeka, Kansas. She is shown here with some of her books translated into several languages.


Horticultural Therapy at Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas

John Zimmerman of Plant Operations is inspecting some of the flower seedlings growing in the West Campus greenhouse. Planted in January, transplanted in February, they will be planted in the West Campus and Children's Division flower beds in May. The Menninger Clinic philosophy of treatment was the bio-psycho-social approach. This philosophy of treatment integrated medical, psychodynamic, developmental, and family systems to treat the total health of patients. The milieu of a pleasing campus with colorful flowers added to the treatment surroundings.


Menninger Professional Library in the Tower Building, Topeka, Kansas

Scenes from the Professional Library, located in the Tower Building, West campus,Topeka, Kansas.


Kansas Day 94

This card issued by Bill and Linda Graves invites fellow Kansans to join them for a "Kansas Celebration" to reflect on the solid beliefs, actions and understandings that makes the state rich in tradition on its 133rd anniversary of statehood.


Karl Menninger, M.D. as artist in Topeka, Kansas

Dr. Karl Menninger is shown painting a picture, a hobby he pursued in later life. He, his father, Dr. C.F. Menninger and brother William C. Menninger estabished the Menninger Foundation in Topeka, Kansas. It was moved in 2003 to Houston, Texas.


Actor Karl Malden and Roy Menninger, M.D.

Actor Karl Malden was a member of the Board of Directors of the Menninger Foundation. He is shown here with Roy Menninger, M.D., in 1993 at a gathering in Los Angeles, California.


W. Walter Menninger, M.D.

William Walter Menninger, M.D., is the third generation of Menningers to lead in the research, study, and treatment guiding people to mental health. Walt's grandfather, Charles Fredrick Menninger; father, Wiliam Claire Menninger; and uncle, Karl Menninger established The Menninger Foundation in 1925 in Topeka, Kansas. It grew into a recognized center for the treatment of mental illness, teaching about mental health, and research in the field. It was located in Topeka, Kansas, from 1925 to 2003 and is now in Houston, Texas.

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