Life On The Wards: Back Wards

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Title

Life On The Wards: Back Wards

Subject

Mental health
Mental illness
Institutional care

Description

A photo from Sarah Sitton's book, "Life at the Texas State Lunatic Asylum, 1857-1997," which displays the one of the asylum's back wards, designated for patients who misbehaved or were thought to have little chance of improvement.

Date

Unknown date

Language

English

Publisher

Texas A&M University Press

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Source

Perry-CastaƱeda Library PCL Stacks

Contributor

Unknown photographer

Citation

“Life On The Wards: Back Wards,” Subverting Silence: Uplifting Marginalized Conversations, accessed June 26, 2022, https://givingvoicetohiddenhistories.omeka.net/items/show/510.

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