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"The World War I veteran's home sponsored Phrenology Booth at a fair. London, Ohio, Summer 1938. " (see Source)

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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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"Asylums were built in rural areas to remove patients from their home environments and to provide fresh air in a bucolic setting. Patients were offered exercise, work, education, and religious instruction. Most alienists did not dispense drugs, but…

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An engraving of an English asylum in the 1800s. In the engraving, the asylum and the back of the asylum can be seen.
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