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PUBLIC SENTIMENT AROUSED AND REFORM DEMANDED DEFECTIVE LUNACY LAWS IN MASSACHUSETTS FURTHER TESTIMONY OF VALUE HOW A $3,000 A YEAR PATIENT WAS TREATED PROPOSED LUNACY LEGISLATION NEWSPAPER COMMENTS A CLEAR CALM. TRUTHFUL STORY PAINFUL DISCLOSURES DEMANDING REFORM WHAT HAS BEEN ACCOMPLISHED A DISGRACE TO CIVILIZATION WHAT IS PROVED BY THE TRIBUNE INVESTIGATION A GREAT SERVICE DONE TO THE PUBLIC AN EFFECTIVE METHOD OF DEVELOPING THE TRUTH TRUE AMERICAN JOURNALISTIC ENTERPRISE THE VENERABLE DEFENDER OF THE ASYLUM AGAIN A REPLY TO THE POST NEED OF THE JURY SYSTEM DEMONSTRATED NEWSPAPER DISCOVERERS AND DETECTIVES THE EVIL OF PRIVATE ASYLUMS THE OBVIOUS REMEDY PROOF POSITIVE PAY THE PENALTY OF MISMANAGEMENT PLUCKING TRUTH FROM THE WEL
Julius Chambers
Brief article describing public outcry in response to Chambers' investigation of the Bloomingdale Insane Asylum.
A WEEK'S EXPERIENCE IN THE QUIET WARDS A "SECOND-CLASS BOARDING-HOUSE" FOR COMPULSORY BOARDERS--FULL DESCRIPTION OF THE TREATMENT--A CLEAR PROFIT ON THE WEEKLY INCOME OF $947 A WEEK--ANXIETY OF THE PHYSICIANS TO GET RID OF PATIENTS FOR WHOM WRITS OF HABEAS HAVE BEEN SECURED TRANSFERRED TO QUIET WARDS AMUSEMENTS, COMFORTS, AND PRIVILEGES THE LIBRARY HALL VII THE CHANGE OF A WEEK DR. BURRILL'S OPINION OF THE ... A HARMLESS LETTER STOPPED CORRESPONDENCE NOT ENCOURAGED THE FIRST SIGHT OF A FRIEND THE KIND OF LETTERS INTERCEPTED THE LAST DAYS IN BLOOMINGDALE SPRINGING THE TRAP INTERVIEW WITH DR. DROWN THE PATIENT UNWILLING THE VIRTUE OF A WAIT DR. BROWN STILL ANXIOUS A DECIDEDLY UNPROFESSIONAL VISIT RELIGIOUS SERVICES THE DOCTOR'S ROUND THE CONFINEMENT OF A PRISON THREATS OF "THE LODGE." PRIVATE MESSAGES CANNOT BE GOT OUT A MOST ANNOYING DELAY THE NUMBER OF PATIENTS AND WHAT THEY PAY THE REPORTER'S AFFIDAVIT
Julius Chambers
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A summation of the results of Julius Chambers' undercover investigation of the Bloomingdale Insane Asylum and the impact it was expected to have on pending court cases.
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Commentary on the Julius Chambers undercover investigation of the Bloomingdale Insane Asylum.
THE LUNACY LAW TESTED: HOW TO IMPRISON A SANE MAN AND WHAT IT COSTS MEDICAL SCIENCE AT FAULT--AN EXAMINATION CONFINED TO THE COUNTING OF THE PULSE-- AN EXPERT DECIDES A LUNACY CASE IN LESS THAN ONE MINUTE--A POLICE JUSTICE COMMITS WITHOUT THE EXAMINATION REQUIRED BY LAW, THOUGH CERTIFYING THE EXAMINATION WAS MADE--THE STRICTEST REGULATIONS OF THE ASYLUM EVADED BY ITS PHYSICIAN MEMORANDA THE REPORTER'S STORY THE BRANDY TEST OF INSANITY A FAILURE A MEDICAL EXAMINATION BLOOMINGDALE SUGGESTED THE PHYSICIANS ALLOWED TO DRAW THEIR OWN INFERENCES THE NIGHT WITH THE NORSE OPENING THE BALL THE MOMENT OF CONQUEST ANOTHER ATTACK ON THE NURSE ANOTHER RELAPSE AND EXAMINATION WATCHED BY THE MEDICAL STUDENT RETURN OF THE PHYSICIAN RESULTS OF THE CONSULTATION SWEARING AWAY A MAN'S WITS THE ASYLUM REGULATIONS IN THEORY THE ASYLUM REGULATIONS IN PRACTICE A PERMIT OBTAINED WHAT IT COSTS TO IMPRISON A SANE MAN
Julius Chambers
Opening article by Julius Chambers describing his four-day incarceration at the Bloomingdale Insane Asylum and how the assignment came about.
AMONG THE MANIACS: FOUR DAYS IN THE EXCITED WARDS OF BLOOMINGDALE A NIGHT OF HORROR AMONG RAVING PATIENTS --SLEEP DISTURBED BY AGONIZED CRIES OF THE DANGEROUS IDIOTS--CLOSE CELLS, UNCOMFORTABLE BEDS AND CHAIRS, SCANTY AND FOUL FOOD, FILTHY BATHS, AND RUDE AND VULGAR ATTENDANTS--NO AMUSEMENTS, GAMES, OR READING MATTER--IMBECILE BOYS EXPOSED NAKED TO THE SUN, AND VENERABLE BLIND MEN BEATEN BY ENRAGED KEEPERS--INSTANCES OF BRUTAL TREATMENT WITNESSED BY THE TRIBUNE REPORTER BLOOMINGDALE ASYLUM THE REPORTER GETS A REST THE EXCITED WARDS ANOTHER SEARCH SUBMITTED TO A NIGHT OF HORROR THE APPOINTMENTS OF A MANIAC WARD A MANIAC'S MORNING MEAL A LAT IN THE WARD HOW THE PATIENTS DINE "SPEAR TO THE DOCTOR" INCIDENTS OF LIFE IN THE LODGE A CASE OF BRUTALITY ATTENDANTS' HABITS AND LANGUAGE PRIVILEGES WHICH ARE DENIED THE McCABE LUNACY CASE MADHOUSES AND THEIR METHODS
Julius Chambers
Chambers' report of his four days incarcerated as a mental patient at the Bloomingdale Lunatic Asylum, having feigned insanity to enter the institution undercover and expose its dubious practices. (HT/ Andie Tucher)
Curtain-raiser and explanation for the undercover investigation of the Bloomingdale Lunatic Asylum by reporter Julius Chambers, to be published August 31, 1872.
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 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.
How Nellie Bly's Work Will Help the City's Insane; Her Stories of the Treatment of Patients on Blackwell's Island Induce the Board of Estimate and Apportionment to Grant More Money to the Charity Commissioners - The Mayor Warns Dr. McDonald
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"Dyspepsia" Says Dr. Francis Delafield, of No. 12 West 32d Street; "Malaria" Says Dr. Meyer: "All Stomach Trouble," Says Dr. McNutt; "Shattered Nerves," "Defective Eyes" "Neralgia" &c.; And the Doctors Were All Given the Same and Absolutely Truthful Symptoms; An Extraodinary Variety of Prescriptions Written by These Seven Reputable New York Physicians; The Adage that DOctors Disagree Illustrated in a Somewhat Startling Way; What Can Medical Science Say to This? An Article of Peculiar Interest to Everybody
Nellie Bly
Bly visits a number of physicians, describes the same symptoms to each and gets a different diagnosis and prescription for treatment in each case.
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