72 Years in a State Hospital -- And She Was NEVER CRAZY

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Title

72 Years in a State Hospital -- And She Was NEVER CRAZY

Subject

Mental illness
Mental health
Institutional care
Medical paternalism

Description

A 1956 Amarillo Globe-Times newspaper article about the reforms Kansas implemented to prevent patients from being committed to life in a state mental hospital. It advocates for bringing these reforms to the system in Texas. Part of a series of newspaper articles titled, "The Mentally Ill CAN Be Cured."

Creator

Louise Evans and Mary Tom Rasco, Globe-Times Staff Writers

Date

January 10, 1956

Language

English

Type

Newspaper article

Publisher

Amarillo Globe-Times

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Source

Dolph Briscoe Center for American History (Elizabeth F. Gardner Papers, 1933-1959: Box 2N192, Folder "Clippings 1941-1959")

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Original Format

Newspaper clipping

Citation

Louise Evans and Mary Tom Rasco, Globe-Times Staff Writers, “72 Years in a State Hospital -- And She Was NEVER CRAZY,” Subverting Silence: Uplifting Marginalized Conversations, accessed June 26, 2022, https://givingvoicetohiddenhistories.omeka.net/items/show/372.

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