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Title: Mount Vernon Insane Hospital, Reverse
From: Mount Vernon Insane Hospital
Original caption: This is a view of Mt. Vernon Insane Hospital. Geronimo and his crew were confined here after their capture for which purpose the building was erected. When the Indians were taken away it was converted into a refuge for the "batty."
Yours, Harry.
[Addressed to] Miss Jessie L. Massin, 11 Marlburough St., Chelsea, Mass.
Creator: n/a
Date: 1908
Format: Postcard
Source: Robert Bogdan Collection
Keywords: Alabama; Communication; Confinement; Geronimo; Government; Health & Medicine; Hospitals; Insanity; Institutions; Native American; Psychiatric Disability
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Mass Media, Culture & The Arts

Objects From This Artifact:
- Mount Vernon Insane Hospital (still)
- Mount Vernon Insane Hospital, Reverse (still)