Addie Card, a 10-year-old spinner in the North Pownal, Vermont Cotton Mill, 1910. Hine described her as ‘Anaemic little spinner.’
Portland, Maine – Almshouse
Also see: The Moral Welfare Workers Association
A call to protest by the Anti-Mask League in The San Francisco Chronicle, on Jan. 25, 1919.
Millions of West German children were sent to brutal “spa” homes between the 1950s and 1980s that left them traumatized, a new report alleges. Many of the homes were run by former Nazis.
History of Psychiatry, Ahead of Print.
The American Civil War resulted in massive numbers of injured and ill soldiers. Throughout the conflict, medical doctors relied on opium to treat these conditions, giving rise to claims that the injudicious use of the narcotic caused America’s post-bellum opium crisis. Similar claims of medical misuse of opioids are now made as America confronts the modern narcotic crisis. A more nuanced thesis based on a broader base of Civil War era research suggests a more complex set of interacting factors that collectively contributed to America’s post-war opium crisis.