Clau Wolff

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"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 by an unidentified Afro-American woman, hospitalized over 30 years. Now in the Glore Psychiatric Museum in St Joseph 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 Emma Hauck to her husband. It consists of the phrases “Herzensschatzi komm” (darling please come) and “komm komm komm” (come, come, come ) repeated over and over.

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 Emma Hauck to her husband. It consists of the phrases “Herzensschatzi komm” (darling please come) and “komm komm komm” (come, come, come ) repeated over and over.

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HEADS or TAILS?geisterseher: History and medical description of the two-headed girl : sold by her agents for her special benefit, at 25 cents Millie and Christine McCoy (side show poster / freak show