madhouse

A Week at Larned State Hospital; Inside Story of a Mental Ward Told
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Preview of the forthcoming series by Betty Wells of her eight days as a patient at Larned State Hospital, where she got herself admitted for the sake of the report.
Her Story as Told from Day to Day by the City Newspapers; From the Sun, Sunday, Sept 25, WHO IS THIS INSANE GIRL? She Is Pretty, Well Dressed and Speaks Spanish; She Wandered Into Matron Stenard's Home for Women and Asked for a Pistol to Protect Herself; Is Her Name Marina?
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The New York World reprints an article from the Sept. 25, 1887 New York Sun as well as reporting from the city's other papers about about the mysterious Nellie Brown, who ends up getting transported to Blackwell's Island. Of course, it was the World's Nellie Bly, attempting just that.
Nellie Bly Too Sharp for Island Doctors; Nine Days Life in Calico; The Sun Finishes Up Its Story of the "Pretty Crazy Girl"; Questioned, Prescribed for, Locked in a Bare Cell Every Night; Uniformed in Furniture Goods; Bathed by Alien Hands; Washed Regularly Without Her Own Hands After Every Meal of Coarse Food; Silly and Uncouth Companions in Whose Childish Pleasure She Did Not Join; Her Deception Successful; Incidents of Her Adventure and Official Accounts of It
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more coverage by the World's competitors of the mysterious insane girl.
She Tells a Little About Herself, but is a Mystery Yet
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More coverage by the World's competitors of the mysterious insane girl.
No One Claims the Pretty Crazy Girl at Bellevue
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More follow-up from the World's competitors on the mysterious insane girl.
She Is Pretty, Well Dressed and Speaks Spanish; She Wandered into Matron Stenard's Home for Women and Asked for a Pistol to Protect Herself
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The Sun's reporter, as well as reporters from other of the World's competitors, encounters the mysterious insane girl.
The Grand Jury Reports on Abuses at Blackwell's Island Asylum; Its Eyes Opened by THE WORLD's Account of the Horrors of the Place - Condemning the Junior Physicians and the Nurses as Incompetent - Recommending the Employment of Female Doctors
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Nellie Bly's Story Has ... Impression on Commissioners
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Nellie Bly Contradicts a Recent Article in The Sun; She Gives Many Additional Facts About Her Remarkable Sojourn on Blackwell's Island; More Praise for Dr. Ingram; He Is the Right Man in the Right Place; The Other Doctors Heartless and Careless
Nellie Bly
A Chaplain's Substitute
A man accepts a month's duty, from August 20 to September 20, 1878, as substitute chaplain at the Kent County Asylum.
Nellie Bly
Bly gives the back story of her madhouse expose.
Nellie Bly Too Sharp for Island Doctors; Nine Days in Calico; The Sun Finishes Up Its Story of the 'Pretty Crazy Girl'
The New York Sun attempts to steal a march on the New York World's scoop after Nellie Bly's ten-days in the women's lunatic asylum on Blackwell's Island.
II - "Nellie Bly's Experience in the Blackwell's Island Asylum; Continuation of the Story of Ten Days with Lunatics; How the City's Unfortunate Wards Are Fed and Treated; The Terrors of Cold Baths and Cruel, Unsympathetic Nurses; Attendants Who Harass and Abuse Patients and Laugh at Their Miseries"
Nellie Bly
Part II of Bly's report on her 10 days incarcerated in the women's lunatic asylum on Blackwell's Island.
The Mystery of the Unknown Insane Girl; Remarkable Story of the Successful Impersonation of Insanity; How Nellie Brown Deceived Judges, Reporters and Medical Experts; She Tells Her Story of How She Passed at Bellevue Hospital; Studying the Role of Insanity Before Her Mirror and Practicing It at the Temporary Home for Women; Arrested and Brought Before Judge Duffy; He Declares She is Some Mother's Darling and Resembles His Sister; Committed to the Care of the Physicians for the Insane at Bellevue; Experts Declare Her Demented; Harsh Treatment of the Insane at Bellevue; "Charity Patients Should Not Complain"; Vivid Pictures of Hospital Life; How Our Esteemed Contemporaries Have Followed a False Trail; Some Needed LIght Afforded Them; Chapters of Absorbing Interest in the Experience of a Feminine "Amateur Casual."
Nellie Bly
The first in Bly's two-part series on her experiences incarcerated for 10 days in the women's lunatic asylum on Blackwell's Island.
Freedom! Reporter Leaves Kankakee
Frank Smith
In the tenth and final story about his week spent undercover at Illinois' Kankakee psychiatric hospital, Frank Smith goes through the process of getting released and butts heads with his psychiatrist Dr. Sullivan, who wants him to stay longer.
Water Perils Inmates at Kankakee
Frank Smith
In this ninth, and second to last, installment of the Times' "Seven Days in a Madhouse" series, Frank Smith details the hospital's unsanitary water supply and begins to hope for his timely discharge.
Attempted Suicide at Kankakee Hospital
Frank Smith
In this eighth article in the "Seven Days in the Madhouse!" series, Frank Smith reveals his conversations with fellow patient at Kankakee Mr. M - who attempted suicide multiple times during his extended stay at the mental hospital.
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