An amazing list of actual reasons for admission into the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum from the late 1800s.

An amazing list of actual reasons for admission into the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum from the late 1800s.

An amazing list of actual reasons for admission into the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum from the late Crazzzzy! I would ve admitted for at leqst ine reason:laziness

The workhouse..."some would rather die than go there.."

workhouse in Victorian England I've read so many conflicting stories on workhouses.

Poplar workhouse, c.1902

An old workhouse looms in the distance. When the poor entered the workhouses, families would be separated, many never to see one another again, as well known, charlie chaplin grew up within one of these horrible places

Holborn City Road workhouse Sunday concert, c.1901.

A Comprehensive History of the Workhouse by Peter Higginbotham

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