I.
Introduction


II.
Almshouse Care


III.
Early Reform Attempts


IV.
Commission Campaign


V.
Aftermath

 

The Use and Implications of

PHOTOGRAPHS FOR MENTAL HEALTH CARE REFORM:
The Maryland State Lunacy Commission State Care Campaign
1908-1910

Hallway of Montevue Asylum, African American female ward, 1908, MSA S 195-81d

"The first steps toward the correction of any abuse or evil is publicity."
Preface to 24th Annual Report of the Lunacy Commission, 1909

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