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The expansion of Asylums in Progressive America

 

Asylum News

The Opelousas courier. (Opelousas, La.)  March 16, 1895, Image 1 Mrs. Atkinson, wife of the governor of Georgia, has been sent to the insane asylum. It is said that mental strain during the campaign, in which she actively aided her husband, brought on her derangement,...

Warehousing the Needy

  The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 14, 1913 How well society we, all of 'us have conserved human health and life for the responsibilities of today and tomorrow ,is marked by monuments to man's inhumanity to man in every state and cbunty of this...