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Danvers State Insane Asylum Laboratory Papers from 1910!  I worked at Danvers State Hospital in the kitchen during the early '80s. Very scary and haunted place!!!

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"The Hudson River State Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY. A Kirkbride Building. Built in 1871, this insane asylum opened with 40 patients. In 1952, it was treating 6,000. And in the late 1970’s, it was closed and left to decay." - image by laurenfarmer, via Flickr (more images: http://www.flickr.com/photos/laurenfarmer/sets/72157622874465293/ )

"The Hudson River State Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY. A Kirkbride Building. Built in this insane asylum opened with 40 patients. In it was treating In the late it was closed and left to decay.

Colney Hatch Asylum. A photo of a patient up a tree, with a bunch of asylum attendants standing around... they have attached bedsheets to the tree with ropes in case the patient jumps.

Staff at Colney Hatch Asylum wait for a patient to come down from a tree. ca gotta be one of the most interesting pics I ever seen. Kudos to the patient who climbed that far up. Speaks of desperation of course.

Insane Asylums Mental Hospitals | Huey Long's reforms, patients at the Central Hospital for the Insane ...

Before Huey Long's reforms, patients at the Central Hospital for the Insane were locked in chairs during their 'recreation' time.

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