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"Canadian Armed Forces troops arrive at the Kingston penitentiary on April 15, 1971 to help prison officials after inmates took control of the main cell block. The riot ended on April 18 with two inmates dead and 11 injured. " (see Source)

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"A prisoner sits inside the West Riding Lunatic Asylum in Wakefield, England in 1869." (see Source)

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"A young patient's rotted teeth, due to poor dentistry, are revealed at London's Friern Hospital (previously known as the Colney Hatch Lunatic Asylum) circa 1890-1910." (see Source)

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"A patient suffering from "general paralysis" poses for a photo at the West Riding Lunatic Asylum in Wakefield, England circa 1869." (see Source)

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"A patient sits in a restraint chair at the West Riding Lunatic Asylum in Wakefield, England in 1869." (see Source)

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From Wellcome Library: " A patient sits in a restraint chair at the West Riding Lunatic Asylum in Wakefield, England in 1869."

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This is a 36-page report written by the head physician at an insane asylum in Belfast. The report includes a lists of governors and officers as well as the dietary, statistical, and financial data of the hospital.

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Watercolor and graphite painting depicting a man in a mental institution. His family (wife and children) are visiting him and he looks perturbed.

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A philanthropic organization to teach young girls how to read and write so that their only choice in a career isn't prostitution

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A painting by Tony Robert-Fleury of Philippe Pinel reforming mental health facilities in the 1700s. Pinel instructs people to remove chains from patients in a Paris asylum.
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