A history lesson on the grounds of 1001 Queen St. W.
Photo by Graeme Bacque July 16, 2004.
PSAT collects photographic images of people, places and events
related to the history of our community.
This can include:
- photographs of patients in psychiatric institutions and in
the community from the 19th century to the present;
- photographs of buildings
or other structures, such as gardens or fountains built by asylum inmates;
- photographs of places of work for people who were, or are,
psychiatric patients, such as farms, occupational therapy and industrial therapy,
sheltered workshops, alternative businesses;
- photos of living conditions of ex-patients in the community,
such as in boarding houses;
- photos of events taken at community events, rallies, conferences,
- casual photos of people in their day-to-day life, such as
psychiatric survivors going out with their friends or family;
- photographs of anything created by psychiatric survivors,
such as banners, woodwork, artwork, clothing, collages, etc.
All photos will
be covered by privacy and copyright laws, where applicable