Thanks for your interest in the Louisiana Digital Library. The location was chosen because Jackson is situated in an upland well-drained location that is relatively free of disease-bearing mosquitos, which plagued asylums in New Orleans. This young woman has suffered from epileptic fits for the last 13 years. LOUISIANA JACKSON Louisiana Insane Asylum MAINE AUGUSTA Maine Insane Hospital MARYLAND BALTIMORE Maryland Hospital for the Insane. Box 629 | Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629 Physical Address: 628 N. 4th Street | Baton Rouge, LA 70802 | PHONE: 225-342-9500 | FAX: 225-342-5568 Medicaid Customer Service 1-888-342-6207 | Healthy Louisiana 1-855-229-6848 See more ideas about Insane asylum, Asylum, Mental asylum. Insane Asylum at Jackson to the Legislature of the State of Louisiana (Baton Rouge, 1859), 3; Report of the Insane Asylum for 1860, 12; Grob, Mental Institu- tions in America, 365; Weston, "The Evolution of Mental Health Administration," Then came the phone call notifying her he was dead. I n 1847, a “Mr. Send tips or ideas to 504-352-8672 or ksayre@nola.com. Also in 1906, Louisiana built a hospital exclusively for Black patients in Alexandria to relieve overcrowding at the Louisiana Insane Asylum in Jackson. Bailey, whose family is now suing the state for wrongful death, had been diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder and bipolar disorder with major depression, according to court records. In jail without bail, a New Orleans judge declared Darnell Bailey incompetent to stand trial based on a mental examination in December 2015, and he was transferred to Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System. A Louisiana teen with disabilities needed help. He had tried to kill himself twice before being brought to the hospital in 2015, including shooting himself in the chest in December 2014. Mount Hope Institution (Baltimore, Md.) The Louisiana Department of Health doesn’t regularly track how long patients stay in the hospital system, from first admission to present. In 1875, he found himself committed with no memory of how he had ended up in the asylum. The day before his death, his mother Shantel Bailey said, he told her on the phone that he was repeatedly asking to see a doctor. Mailing Address: Louisiana Department of Health | P. O. That’s the assessment by the Louisiana Department of Health in a request for $348 million over five years to build a 750-bed replacement for the hospital in East Feliciana Parish. Jul 19, 2020 - Explore Cricket's board "Louisiana" on Pinterest. I am 22 years old, and have recently lost my husband. This Asylum In New Orleans Is Still Standing…And Still Disturbing Did you ever drive by Henry Clay Ave. and Tchoupitoulas St. and wonder what was beyond the brick walls there? Exhuming a dark past: Mississippi State Lunatic Asylum’s 7,000 coffins About 35,000 people were sent to the Mississippi State Lunatic Asylum between 1855 … No guard appeared for a scheduled security check at 9:30 a.m. Each institution contributes the digital items and the descriptive text for their collections. Katherine Sayre is a lead investigative reporter with NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Nurses couldn’t revive him. The facility operated under several names since its opening in January 1906, but was later known as Central Louisiana State Hospital. To fix some of those deficiencies, the state this year is adding 92 guards and 24 nurses, for a total of $7.9 million. This instiution was among the first in the South of its type. The Old Louisiana Women's Asylum for the Criminally Insane is perched on a hill in the town of Jackson Louisiana - East Feliciana Parish. In 1980, Alan Citron, a reporter with The Times-Picayune, got a job as an orderly at the main campus, by then known as East Louisiana State Hospital, and exposed questionable patient deaths, negligence and corruption in a series called “Century of Shame.” Citron’s reporting prompted a state investigation and promises for reform. Lexington - Eastern Kentucky Asylum for the Insane 1885, 1903 Louisiana Insane Asylum of Louisiana (Jackson) 1877, 1879, 1881-82, 1883-84, 1885-86, 1887-88, … John Welch Jones, (1826–1916) was a medical doctor, Civil War cavalry officer, superintendent of the Insane Asylum of Louisiana, and planter.Jones led the reform of the care of mentally ill people in late nineteenth century Louisiana. Last fiscal year, 86 beds supported by 76 new job positions were added for a cost of $6.6 million. South Carolina 1848. 13 th Gate’s newest escape room experience, The Asylum, is a wonderfully immersive traditional escape room with fun scares. We actually planned this entire weekend trip to Louisiana specifically to play Cutthroat Cavern, Tomb of Anubis, Agent 13 and Asylum. Well, now you know. Brick Wall East Louisiana Insane Asylum (self.Genealogy) submitted 7 months ago by fleshydigits Hello /r/Genealogy I recently discovered my great great grandmother was transferred to the state mental hospital in 1905 and was wondering if anyone has had a similair experience trying to find records from these institutions. It shows patients preparing vegetables for … Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System’s $141 million annual budget – up from $120 million in the 2018 fiscal year – now represents more than half of the entire Office of Behavioral Health budget. Taylor, State Printer, 1858), 9-10. To find the contact who can help you, find the field called "Contact Information" next to the image of interest to you. Other states have also reported rising forensic populations, according to a recent survey published by the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. raecox, he wasInsane He wrote My Experiences in a Lunatic Asylum, by a Sane Patient and gave a rational, firsthand account of life there. Currently, there are 25 participating institutions in the LDL. ——Source 2. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport: Northwestern State University of Louisiana: Vermilionville Living History Museum and Folklife Park: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park. The hospital was originally known as the "State Insane Asylum." Timeline 1902 – A piece of state legislation authorizes the establishment of the Insane Asylum for Colored People of the State of Louisiana in Rapides Parish … Members include public libraries, academic libraries, museums, and archives from arcross the state. I have one sister who has recently had a child, with a man I wish not to speak of. The Secure Forensic Facility on-campus group home is often an alternative judges more readily accept, out of concerns for public safety. Louisiana's 170-year-old mental hospital is 'quickly deteriorating' with more than 600 patients inside. The report also listed failures to have a registered nurse examine patients at key times, such as after a fight among patients or for suicide assessments. The hospital was created by the Louisiana Legislature in 1847 and commenced operations in 1848. That was the former site of a federal hospital, which was converted into the Mental Hospital for Adolescents in 1983. “Part of me is gone.”, The Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System in Jackson is a sprawling campus with several buildings operated by the Louisiana Department of Health. A view of the Insane Asylum in Jackson, Louisiana. To put them in a position where they are very medicated, and they get hurt, and ELMHS can’t even explain how or why it happened – they can’t get better when they’re in a position like that. - An Army vet in crisis. Record of Next of Kin, 1875-1877 1 v. Transcription Includes the patient's name and the name and address of the person to be referred to--i.e., the next of kin. Patients spend months or years in a health care facility that the Department of Health itself is condemning. (Graphic by Frankie Prijatel, photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune), Other states overhauling mental hospitals. About 35,000 people were sent to the Mississippi State Lunatic Asylum between 1855 and 1935. Twenty-five patients had been in the system for 15 years or more – two of them more than 30 years. In Louisiana, patients find themselves stuck in the system longer than they should, according to Melanie Bray, an attorney for Advocacy Center. It was in that unit that Darnell Bailey, a 19-year-old New Orleanian, died by hanging himself with a bedsheet from an air vent in his hospital room April 26, 2016. The main building, which was built between 1847 and 1854 is considered to be a particularly fine example of Greek revival architecture. They can’t feel safe.”. The Cottage was designed by a former patient and was once the morgue and the site where electro-shock therapy was administered. Maintained within ELMHS are over 470 licensed inpatient psychiatric beds, affiliated community residential settings and outpatient services. ), When the nurse was asked how she would know if something was wrong with only a monthly assessment, the nurse replied, “These patients all walk and talk and can tell you if something’s wrong.”. The city asylum appears to have served as a sort of assessment center. Tucked away in the town of Jackson, the Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System is one of only two state-run mental health hospitals left in Louisiana after years of closures and budget cuts. Empty hospitals are eerie on their own, but even moreso when you consider that spirits of the departed could be lurking around any corner, and haunting the hallways of the hospital they once called home. 1886 and 1888 The state pays Tulane University about $5 million per year to provide psychiatric services at the hospital through its medical school, led by Tulane School of Medicine chief psychiatrist Dr. John Thompson. Over the next few months in the hospital, Bailey declared that if he had to return to jail, he would consider suicide, according to the lawsuit filed after his death, and he began hurting himself by banging his head against the wall. The hospital was first opened in 1832 in order to combat a smallpox outbreak. “That’s a whole year and a half that was taken for a cigarette,” she said. - A Louisiana teen with disabilities needed help. See more ideas about Asylum, Insane asylum, Abandoned asylums. That shortage has become more acute in recent years, as courts have ordered more inmates transferred from jails to the mental hospital, growing the number of patients held in Jackson from 555 in 2014 to more than 640 last year. 4 5 Yet unlike its New England contemporaries, Louisiana was slow to action in adapting the asylum system. The latter still bears the remnants of its torturous past, including basement areas where patients were once chained to the walls. At one point, a doctor noted that the hospital staff expressed frustration with Bailey for coming to them “with every little thing and telling them about every little complaint and anxiety,” the suit alleges. Citing patient privacy, the department declined to release reports of violence or deaths of patients in the hospital’s custody. Central Louisiana State Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission. For many, abandoned asylums, and closed down hospitals are some of the spookiest Real Haunts in STATE. New Orleans (La.). Fourth Biennial Report of the Board of Administrators of the Insane Asylum of Louisiana to the Legislature: January 1st Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana State Museum. A view of the Insane Asylum in Jackson, Louisiana. LOUISIANA JACKSON Louisiana Insane Asylum MAINE AUGUSTA Maine Insane Hospital MARYLAND BALTIMORE Maryland Hospital for the Insane. Mount Hope Institution (Baltimore, Md.) Thompson said since Tulane took over psychiatric care in 1993, the hospital has made improvements that include creating a path for patients to move from high-security to lower-security units as they improve, and to eventually leave for secure group homes in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. After mother's suicide, Katrina Brees fights for 'no guns' self-registry. The state’s only other state-operated mental hospital, Central Louisiana State Hospital in Pineville, has been reduced to only 120 beds, mostly patients from the community. Some patients are there for shorter-term stays in treatment to be made ready to stand trial. “I ain’t never going to see my child again, never,” she said. Barrister Herman Charles Merivale’s account of his confinement in England’s Ticehurst House Hospital is a rare one. PINEVILLE — It's been 115 years since the first steps were taken to create the Hospital for the Insane of Louisiana in Rapides Parish. But recent litigation and a hospital inspection reveal problems inside the secured walls, including a lawsuit over a patient’s suicide in 2016 that alleged failures of treatment and safety. Patients also face being put back in higher security units for “the tiniest infraction,” she said. History In 1902, the Louisiana Legislature created a facility to house and treat the mentally ill. The way Louisiana’s criminal justice works, though, continues to limit the availability of beds. The state agreed to move people to the mental hospital within hours or days, depending on the severity of their condition. Old Louisiana Women's Asylum for the Criminally Insane Sunday Drive - Urbex - New Orleans 7.17.2016 Alex River Fête 2016 Pacific Coast Highway - Great American Road Trip Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra LSU Libraries' Technology Initiatives: lsudiglib@lsu.edu. A family calls for help. The Board of Administrators purchased a 250-acre tract known as … insane asylum in Jackson, Louisiana. John Welch Jones, (1826–1916) was a medical doctor, Civil War cavalry officer, superintendent of the Insane Asylum of Louisiana, and planter.Jones led the reform of … An Army vet in crisis. Insane Asylum. If the plan to replace ELMHS was to move forward, Louisiana wouldn’t be alone in trying to improve state mental hospital conditions. “Buildings and facilities are becoming unsafe and are not conducive to a therapeutic environment.”, A department spokesperson, in response to a request for further comment on the agency’s description, said: “Today, safe conditions at ELMHS are maintained through regular building and grounds maintenance, repairs and the allocation of needed resources. Data requested by NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune for a one-day census in October showed patients found not guilty for reason of insanity had been in the system for an average of six years; patients found permanently incompetent had been in the system an average of four years. What happened next, shouldn't have. Fourth Biennial Report of the Board of Administrators of the Insane Asylum of Louisiana to the Legislature: January 1st, 1854 (Classic Reprint) [Louisiana, Insane Asylum of] on Amazon.com. The New Orleans-based center is a federally funded, independent agency that serves people in Louisiana with disabilities and senior citizens, including monitoring the treatment of patients inside Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System. Now, the white-columned historic building is used for administration, and the campus known as Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System is a collection of drab buildings for housing and treating patients, along with a few residences that hospital workers can rent. An act of the legislative session of 1847 established "The Insane Asylum of the State of Louisiana" in Jackson and provided, among other things, for the construction of the Asylum's physical plant. Mar 9, 2016 - Explore MaryAnn Capley-Terry's board "Insane Asylums/Pshyc State Hospitals", followed by 500 people on Pinterest. McLean Asylum for the Insane in Belmont, MS, and the Connecticut Retreat for the Insane in Hartford, CT were established in 1817 and 1824 respectively. The Asylum's Board of Administrators appointed an architect, a Mr. Gibbens. Louisiana’s first state-run psychiatric hospital, which opened more than 170 years ago, is “deplorable, antiquated and quickly deteriorating,” even as more than 600 people are still held there. 13 th Gate’s newest escape room experience, The Asylum, is a wonderfully immersive traditional escape room with fun scares. On the morning of his death, at 9:22 a.m., security cameras recorded Bailey covering the window of the door to his room with toilet paper, according to court records. Between 2012 and 2017, the hospital saw a 155 percent turnover rate among guards, according to a legislative document; in an attempt to improve retention, the state also gave the hospital $1.73 million for a $2-per-hour raise for staff, primarily for guards. Mental Asylum Insane Asylum Abandoned Asylums Psychiatric Hospital Vintage Medical Mental Health Problems Mental Disorders Medical History Rare Photos 19th and 20th century psychiatry: 22 rare photos Dancing gave patients in the asylum something to look forward to - a way to express themselves physically in an otherwise restrained environment. Spreadsheet Upload - Disabled. (Graphic by Frankie Prijatel, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune), The state Legislature first called for a state mental institution in 1847, choosing a 250-acre section of land in East Feliciana Parish for the “Insane Asylum for the State of Louisiana.”. This huge rectangular brick building stands at the corner of Henry Clay Avenue and Coliseum, and is visible from all the street car lines which run to the Audubon Park. That can tie up beds needed for other patients. The Louisiana State Insane Asylum was established near Jackson, Louisiana, in 1 847. When the first patients arrived in 1848 – from jails and New Orleans’ city asylum – they found an elegant Greek Revival-style building with a three-story portico. By the turn of the 20th century, about 1,000 people experiencing a variety of mental health problems lived there. The massive grounds consist of patient buildings, a cemetery, dairy barn and Rose Cottage. Located separately from the main campus, the facility holds patients charged with serious crimes or otherwise deemed dangerous. The Louisiana Digital Library is a service provider only and has no authority to grant permission to publish or supply high-resolution images. Contact the Louisiana State Museum for more information about use and reproduction. The asylum was later known as the East Louisiana Contact the Louisiana State Museum for more information about use and reproduction. The full feature, which can be found online at www.noladna.com, bears the headline "Louisiana's great state insane asylum at Jackson." To alleviate overcrowding in Hawaii, the state is building a new 144-bed, $140 million secure forensic facility on the grounds of Hawaii State Hospital, demolishing a 70-year-old building in the process. Of 37 states that responded to the survey – which did not include Louisiana – the total number of adult forensic patients increased 46 percent between 2005 and 2014. Nearly all its patients arrive through the criminal justice system, after being deemed incompetent to stand trial or not guilty by reason of insanity. Insane Asylum of Louisiana 1848 The Insane Asylum of Louisiana opens, housing both races in segregated wards. In February 2017, nearly a year after Darnell Bailey’s suicide, inspectors found several deficiencies at the hospital, including failing to provide a safe environment and adequate nursing care and security. LOUISIANA RETREAT INSANE ASYLUM -Nashville, corner of Magazine, 1864. Asked about a perception that the hospital has become more prison-like, he called it “absolutely false” and added that the hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and certified by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Insane Asylum, Record of next of kin, 1875-1877 New Orleans Public Library New Orleans register of free people of color, 1840-1864 WorldCat New Orleans, Louisiana, Slave Manifests, 1807-1860 Ancestry Local residents, police, and other officials would drop people off for evaluation. LOUISIANA RETREAT INSANE ASYLUM -Nashville, corner of Magazine, 1864. Louisiana-W Dementia abt 2 yrs-Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. Biennial Report of the Board of Administrators of the Insane Asylum of the State of Louisiana to the Governor. The Louisiana Digital Library (LDL) is composed of collections from many different institutions. Monroe County Insane Asylum (1857-1891) Introduction By 1826 the population of Monroe County was large enough for the number of poor and indigent to become a concern to County government. St. Joseph's General Hospital (Baltimore, Md.) He was specifically told not to design something that would look like a prison. Gibbens came up with the design of the Center Building with its wings. These expenditures continue to take place at levels that are not efficient.”. Cody Raley gave KTBS a behind the scenes tour of their version of a Louisiana insane asylum or sanatorium complete with a lobotomy and shock treatment chambers. LOUISIANA RETREAT, an insane asylum conducted by the Sisters of Charity. A view of the Insane Asylum in Jackson, Louisiana. When NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune reporters visited the hospital campus recently, Department of Health officials allowed access only to areas where no patients were present and the administration building. We actually planned this entire weekend trip to Louisiana specifically to play Cutthroat Cavern, Tomb of Anubis, Agent 13 and Asylum. Some states have already begun overhauling their state-run mental hospitals. Please enter at least 2 characters. The New Orleans Civil Sheriff transported more than 80 patients to the Insane Asylum in 1895, The hospital, then known as the East Louisiana Hospital for the Insane, did not participate in the early twentieth century eugenics movement , which called for the sterilization of persons considered to be mental defectives, however such persons were segregated. The spreadsheet upload feature is disabled during this preview version of Find a Grave. A separate, maximum-security unit called the Admissions Special Security Area, is located about four miles away. Previously, in 2016, the state settled litigation over people languishing in jails while waiting for a bed in Jackson because of overcrowding. Bailey was accused of breaking into a house in the 7th Ward in May 2015 and stabbing two roommates before stealing a car. The L.A. County Poor Farm—a refuge for the elderly, homeless, mentally ill, and disabled—opened in 1888. Police arrested him there on two counts of attempted murder and burglary. Why was he accused of trying to kill a cop? To upload a spreadsheet, please use the … The state Legislature first called for a state mental institution in 1847, choosing a 250-acre section of land in East Feliciana Parish for the “Insane Asylum for the State of Louisiana… Mar 14, 2020 - Explore Amy Whitener-Ward's board "Asylum", followed by 363 people on Pinterest. “We have a pretty good system in Louisiana of stepping people down into various group home settings, but the committing judge or the original judge that oversaw the case and really knows all the information about the case – the gory details – and has seen all the pictures, sometimes they’re reluctant to let folks out,” Thompson said. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune). *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. See more ideas about Insane asylum, Asylum, Mental asylum. Other buildings currently used for treatment resemble deteriorating, 1970s-era public school buildings. Mount Hope Retreat (Baltimore, Md.) I n 1847, a “Mr. 13 X 20 cm. See more ideas about insane asylum, asylum, insane asylum patients. This fiscal year, in a second-phase of the expansion, the state is adding 72 beds, including 20 beds in community group homes, for a cost of $9.1 million. The Town of Jackson was founded in 1815, by act of the Louisiana legislature, as the parish seat for Feliciana Parish which covered all of the present day East and West Feliciana Parishes. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. New Orleans (La.) The inspection report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services documented areas with multiple points from which patients could hang themselves, and a lack of guards when patients were ordered to be on close observation. Still in operation today the institution has gone by the names East Louisiana State Hospital for the Insane, Jackson State Hospital, and the Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System. Zelda Fitzgerald's Abandoned Sanatorium. The parish seat is Clinton. 1886 and 1888 [Louisiana Insane Asylum, Board of Administrators] on Amazon.com. “Physical condition of buildings, roadways, utilities and supporting infrastructure is deplorable, antiquated and deteriorating quickly,” the department wrote in its request for funding. “These guys need to be protected,” Thornton said. Bailey said she sensed something wasn’t right. People considered “insane” or “feebleminded” were admitted. Because of the increasing numbers of patients of both races, the new facility “They are supposed to be patients. The facility features two floors of dormitories and a basement. he was admitted to the Louisiana State Insane Asylum at Jackson, a mental institution, where he spe d was appointed as a physician to the military asylum at Chatham and Hanwell. Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System is an integrated system of mental health care designed to provide a wide array of services within a multi-faceted system. Laura Thornton, another attorney with the Advocacy Center, said observers also have detected a pattern of patient injuries, including broken jaws, and people there often complain of being over-medicated. Shantel Bailey, mother of Darnell Bailey, and Troy Carter, Darnell's stepfather, at their home in St. Bernard Parish. Information about the Louisiana Digital Consortium can be found here: http://louisianadigitalconsortium.org. Conditions like this were common in insane asylums. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune). The Louisiana Digital Library (LDL) is the front door to Louisiana's digital cultural heritage. Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System, which includes a main campus and a maximum-security satellite location, must operate in some ways as a prison. The main building at Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System in Jackson, Louisiana, dates back to 1848, when it opened as the first state-operated mental health hospital. You have permission to edit this article. Located in Jackson, Louisiana the East Louisiana State Hospital opened in 1848 and the following image appeared on a postcard of the asylum … Most patients sent there today come through the criminal justice system. to draw up the plans. In 1854, the New Orleans City Council established a "temporary asylum for the indigent insane" and gave Recorders of the various districts the power to commit patients to this facility "until … New Orleans (La.) Originally named Vicksburg’s City Hospital, the facility was later used during the Civil War to treat injured soldiers, and in 1878, played a major role during the Yellow Fever Epidemic, which claimed the lives of 16 doctors and six Catholic Sisters of Mercy. lsm@crt.state.la.us. - After mother's suicide, Katrina Brees fights for 'no guns' self-registry, Other questions:subscriberservices@theadvocate.com. Patients found not guilty by reason of insanity while committed to the hospital remain under the authority of judges who oversaw their criminal cases. Sheppard Asylum. JF Ptak Science Books Post 2072 Following a posting from a few days ago listing the causes of admittance of children to an insane asylum in Powick, U.K. from 1854-1900 comes this find--a rather extraordinary find, regarding the causes for admission as an insane person to the City Insane Asylum of New Orleans. Immensely successful, it grew over … It was greatly enlarged under the administration of Dr. John Welch Jones, who was appointed as superintendent in 1874. See more ideas about Asylum, Insane asylum, Mental asylum. fe in 1898 led to Hoyt's being committed to an insane asylum in 1900. k on his right hand has escaped from the local insane asylum and is terrorizing the countryside. Richardson was born 25 December 1789 in Sumter District, South Carolina and died in July 1859 in an "insane asylum" in Jackson, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. Biennial Report of the Board of Administrators of the Insane Asylum of the State of Louisiana to the Governor. Under that settlement, Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System has been adding beds and staff. Cancel. Located in Jackson, Louisiana the East Louisiana State Hospital opened in 1848 and the following image appeared on a postcard of the asylum in 1907. The institution was later called East Louisiana State Hospital. Why was he accused of trying to kill a cop? The abandoned husk of a mental institution that failed to … Search Memorials in East Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery First Name Middle Name Last Name Special characters are not allowed. May 6, 2012 - Explore 'Marcy Wray's board "Insane Asylum ", followed by 304 people on Pinterest. 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