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Julius Chambers

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Title

Julius Chambers

Subject

Bloomingdale Asylum for the Insane
Journalists
Chambers, Julius, 1850-1920
New York Tribune
Portraits
Photographs

Description

Portrait of Julius Chambers, reporter of the New York Tribune, who feigned insanity on order to be admitted to the Bloomingdale Asylum and then wrote published a series of articles about his experience, denouncing abuses  in the treatment of patients.  He later published a book, A Mad World and Its People (Detroit, MI: Bedford Bros, 1876) based on the experience. )

Source

Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, Volume 7 1893.
Digital copy from Wikimedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julius_Chambers#/media/File:Julius_Chambers_1872.jpg

Rights

Note from wikimedia "This media file is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where the copyright has expired, often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1, 1923. "

Type

Still image

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph printed in book.

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Citation

“Julius Chambers,” A Digital History of Morningside Heights, accessed May 30, 2020, https://mhdh.library.columbia.edu/items/show/201.