Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Interesting Clippings #13: Insane Man

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I wonder what exactly it was about John White's behavior that made Mr. Devine suspect that he was "insane"?

Founded in 1880, the Norristown State Hospital was the first institution in the U.S. to accept female physicians and still functions today as a psychiatric hospital. You can read more on the Norristown State Hospital from Wikipedia and Asylum Projects.

Clipping from The Ambler Gazette, July 07, 1910, page 4.

1 comment:

  1. I love all the old newspaper articles. They were so straightforward.