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Buffalo's Orphan Asylum

Buffalo's Orphan Asylum

Taking an insane to asylum in 1940s, in chains.

Taking an insane to asylum in 1940s, in chains.

The Burleson Sanitarium, located on the 12th floor of the Morton House Hotel - 1929.

The Burleson Sanitarium, located on the 12th floor of the Morton House Hotel - 1929.

"despairing sorrow," "melancholy," etc. from Charles Darwin's Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, 1872

"despairing sorrow," "melancholy," etc. from Charles Darwin's Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, 1872

Asylum

Asylum

"The Electric Pencil" -- a collection of drawings, done on ledger pages, and hand-sewn into a book. Thought to be the work of Edward Deeds, born in 1908 and who was committed to State Hospital Number 3 at the age of 17 (about 1925), after threatening his brother with a hatchet. He spent 50 years there. He was released from the hospital to a nursing home in the mid-1970s and died on January 9, 1987.

"The Electric Pencil" -- a collection of drawings, done on ledger pages, and hand-sewn into a book. Thought to be the work of Edward Deeds, born in 1908 and who was committed to State Hospital Number 3 at the age of 17 (about 1925), after threatening his brother with a hatchet. He spent 50 years there. He was released from the hospital to a nursing home in the mid-1970s and died on January 9, 1987.

Words embroidered in the 1960's by an unidentified Afro-American woman, hospitalized over 30 years. Now in the Glore Psychiatric Museum in Joplin, MO. Link goes to a nursing-school study of the piece and what is known about the maker.

Words embroidered in the 1960's by an unidentified Afro-American woman, hospitalized over 30 years. Now in the Glore Psychiatric Museum in Joplin, MO. Link goes to a nursing-school study of the piece and what is known about the maker.

A letter from schizophrenic patient Emmy Hauck to her husband. It consists only phrase „Herzensschatzi komm” (Darling please come) and „komm komm komm” (come, come, come ) repeated over and over. Terrible pain.

A letter from schizophrenic patient Emmy Hauck to her husband. It consists only phrase „Herzensschatzi komm” (Darling please come) and „komm komm komm” (come, come, come ) repeated over and over. Terrible pain.

A letter from schizophrenic patient Emmy Hauck to her husband. It consists only phrase „Herzensschatzi komm” (Darling please come) and „komm komm komm” (come, come, come ) repeated over and over. Terrible pain.

A letter from schizophrenic patient Emmy Hauck to her husband. It consists only phrase „Herzensschatzi komm” (Darling please come) and „komm komm komm” (come, come, come ) repeated over and over. Terrible pain.

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