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    • Inspiration for Recovery

    • 1950?
    • "Inspiration for Recovery" is an early Hazelden brochure.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Aerial view of Porter farm, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1947
    • Aerial view showing the Porter farm. The farm (prior to the founding of Hazelden) was named after Andrew Porter and owned by Charles and Hazel Thompson Power (of the Thompson Pioneer Press family). The farm was called Hazel Den after Hazel Power.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Bird's eye view of the Willmar State Hospital, Willmar, Minnesota

    • 1943
    • Bird's eye view showing the buildings of the Willmar State Hospital. The alcoholism treatment revolution began at Wilmar State Hospital, where many essential elements of the Minnesota Model were developed by Dan Anderson and Nelson Bradley while...
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Fellowship Club in St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1953
    • Exterior view of the Fellowship Club. The Fellowship Club was established for newly sober men who were homeless and needed time to adjust to economic and social realities without using alcohol for support. It was the first component of the...
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • "Hear Ye! Hear Ye!" Open House

    • 1954
    • Invitation of the Fellowship Club inviting "former residents, fellow AA's [Alcoholics Anonymous] and their friends" to the club's first alumni night Open House on August 23, 1954 at 8:00 p.m.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Walking trails and a bench for reflection, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1950?
    • Photograph looking across a street that is in the foreground, to a park bench surrounded by trees and grass. Hazelden's grounds are considered to be a 'little spot of heaven' and maintaining a beautiful and serene setting continues to be a priority.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Clasped hands, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1950?
    • Photograph of a woman sitting in a chair with her arms on the armrests as another person rests their hand on one of hers. Clasped hands reflect the essential spirit of Hazelden's caring community, where compassion manifests itself in a gracious...
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Dan Anderson lecturing, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1957
    • Photograph of Dr. Dan Anderson lecturing next to a blackboard. A specialty of Dan Anderson was the lecture. Delivered by him, the lectures were both educational and entertaining and spiced with wry humor.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Dan Anderson at work, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1961
    • Photograph of Dr. Dan Anderson speaking on the telephone while sitting at a desk. Dr. Dan Anderson, one of the founders of the Minnesota Model and a former Willmar State Hospital employee, was a pioneer in the treatment of chemical dependency.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Ma Schnabel, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1949
    • Photograph of Ma Schnabel sitting in a lawn chair. As a registered nurse and an excellent cook, Ma Scnabel did everything except counseling during the first years of Hazelden's existence. She was well known for her compassion and kindness.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • First book published by Hazelden, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1954
    • Photograph of the front cover of "Twenty-Four Hours a Day," a meditation book for alcoholics and was the first book published by Hazelden. It continues to be immensely popular even today.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Old Lodge library, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1950?
    • Photograph of the Hazelden library with bookshelves filled with books lining the walls. Part of the original farmhouse, the library room was a place for meditation and meetings.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Hazelden water tower, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1950?
    • Photograph of the Hazelden water tower against a blue sky framed by trees in fall color. The water tower is representative of the self-sufficient setting that is Hazelden.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Porter Farm stone walkway, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1948
    • Photograph showing a stone path which extends from the camera to a building, surrounded by manicured grounds. The beautifully landscaped grounds were one part of the serene setting that enticed Hazelden's original founders.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Dia Linn in White Bear Lake, Minnesota

    • 1956
    • Photograph showing the front exterior of Dia Linn. The original site of the treatment center for female alcoholics, it was originally owned by W. O. Washburn, a St. Paul industrialist. It was named Dia Linn, a Gaelic term for "God be with us."
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • South Center Lake shoreline, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1950?
    • Photograph showing the shoreline of a lake and trees. Hazelden provides an environment that is conducive to the chemically dependent person's sense of self-worth and dignity.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Hazelden, a place of serenity, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1950?
    • Photograph with a park bench in the foreground and trees in fall color against blue sky in the background. A place of serenity where the chemically dependent can find a caring ambiance and a home away from home.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Dan Anderson, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1962
    • Portrait of Dan Anderson. Educator, translator, visionary, and an advocate of research and evaluation into the effectiveness of treatment--are some of the terms used to describe Dr. Dan Anderson's impact in the field of chemical dependency.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Gordon Grimm, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Portrait of Gordy Grimm who began his career at Willmar State Hospital, working as a chaplain in the alcohol unit. He became Hazelden's first full-time pastor and held a number of positions within the organization.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Lynn Carroll, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1960
    • Portrait of Lynn Carroll. The first counselor and lecturer at Hazelden was Lynn Carroll, who excelled in this position because of his dedication, intelligence, and strong convictions. He set the course for Hazelden's treatment programs and...
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Patrick Butler, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1953
    • Portrait of Patrick Butler. Patrick Butler and his family provided structure and stability during the first years of Hazelden, and they occupy a preeminent place in Hazelden's history. Patrick and his wife Aimee adopted Hazelden as part of their...
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • R. C. Lilly, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1949
    • Portrait of R. C. Lilly. Mr. Lilly was a prominent banker and financier, and a founder of the Coyle Foundation, which authorized and initially backed purchase of the Porter farm for the establishment of what was to become Hazelden.
    • Hazelden Foundation
    • Hazelden advertisement, Center City, Minnesota

    • 1954
    • Promotional card for Hazelden services. The card features interior photographs of the Old Lodge as well information regarding location, services and resources available to the recovering alcoholic.
    • Hazelden Foundation

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