ISABEL de B.  Admitted: ?  Discharged: ?  Age: 44  Condition: Melancholy  Hopital Vilardebó de Montevideo was opened on May 21st 1880 and was known as Manicomio Nacional (National Madhouse) and had the capacity to house 700 patients. In 1915, it became one of the most important asylums of South America and had 1500 patients.

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"No White People Allowed in Zoo Today" - Photo of historical sign depicting racial rules in America. #segregation #black_history #vintagephoto

Photograph of a “No White People Allowed in the Zoo Today” sign taken at the Memphis Zoo by Ernest Withers in the Even visits to the zoo were segregated. Blacks had only one day a week they could visit the zoo while whites could go on the other week days.

Early 20th Century Vibrator by White Cross: In the early 20th century, vaginal stimulation with vibratory devices for the treatment of female hysteria was a common & lucrative part of many physicians’ office practices.

Early Century Vibrator by White Cross: In the early century, vaginal stimulation with vibratory devices for the treatment of female hysteria was a common & lucrative part of many physicians’ office practices. Treatment of "hysteria".

Miss America Pageant Contestants 1950s 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

Miss America Pageant Contestants 1950s 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

1950 Miss America Preliminary Winners (Miss America 1951 Yolande Betbeze from right [Alabama])

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