Photographs of custodial institutions for the mentally deficient

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Series
A4228
Description
This series consists of several hundred black and white photographs illustrating conditions at custodial institutions for the mentally deficient in New York and other states. The photographs were gathered by the Commission to Investigate Provision for the Mentally Deficient to illustrate its final report. The photographs show a wide range of views including building exteriors, interior facilities and rooms, and patients working, eating, in classroom activities, and at play or rest.

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