Damnation Island : poor, sick, mad & criminal in 19th-century New York
"It's now known as New York City's Roosevelt Island. Originally called Blackwell's Island, it housed a lunatic asylum, prison, hospital, workhouse and almshouse in the 19th century. This book re-creates what daily life was like on the island, what politics shaped it, and what constituted therapy and charity in the nineteenth century"--
- 19 of 19 copies available at Westchester Library System. (Show)
- 1 of 1 copy available at The Field Library.
Current holds0 current holds with 19 total copies.
|Location||Call Number /
|The Field Library||362.21 H (Text)