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.

Source

Perry-CastaƱeda Library PCL Stacks

Publisher

Texas A&M University Press

Date

Unknown date

Contributor

Unknown photographer

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Language

English

Citation

“Life On The Wards: Back Wards,” Hidden Histories UT-Austin, accessed July 12, 2024, http://hiddenhistoriesut.org/items/show/451.

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