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"Among the Maniacs"

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Title

"Among the Maniacs"

Subject

Bloomingdale Asylum for the Insane
Newspaper articles
Chambers, Julius, 1850-1920
New York tribune
Buildings
Men's Lodge

Description

An article in the series published by Julius Chambers about his stay in the Bloomingdale Asylum. Its account of the grim and brutal conditions in the Men's Lodge helped fuel public outage about the treatment of patients at the asylum.

Creator

Julius Chambers

Source

"Among the Maniacs,"  New-York Tribune, August 31, 1872, p. 1. Digitized image of the article, from which this fragment was taken can be found in Proquest Historical Newspapers (http://search.proquest.com/docview/572553617/abstract/AFADE55D98CE4A44PQ/2?accountid=10226), which requires a license to access.

Date

August 31, 1872

Rights

Since it was published in 1872, this article ought to be in the public domain, even though the Proquest note on the downloaded pdf reads: "Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission." Whatever the case, the brief excerpt used for non-commercial educational purposes here complies with the standards of fair use.

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Original Format

Newspaper article

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Citation

Julius Chambers, “"Among the Maniacs",” A Digital History of Morningside Heights, accessed May 30, 2020, https://mhdh.library.columbia.edu/items/show/280.