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  • Collection: Vermont State Hospital

VSH_Rutland_Daily_Herald_Tue__Nov_4__1947_p1.jpg
Overcrowded = worse treatment for all

Copy of VSH_Campus_1961.jpg
Campus map of the Vermont State Hospital in 1960

Monitors Booth.png
VSH photos after hurricane Irene in 2012

VSH Lawton Hall Gym, 1925.jpg
In this photograph, patients at the Vermont State Hospital are doing some recreational activities in the Lawson Hall Gymnasium in 1925. Note that the gym primarily consists of different hanging ropes and ladders.

Psychoses, 1930.jpg
This data table shows the breakdown of mental illnesses that patients had at the Vermont State Hospital in 1930. Note that alcoholism is still considered a mental illness, even though 1930 was the tail end of Prohibition in the United States.

Psychoses, 1920.jpg
This data table shows the breakdown of mental illnesses that patients had at the Vermont State Hospital in 1920. There is a very high number of clearly established mental illness categories that patients may fall into.

Probable Causes of Death, 1898.png
This data table depicts the probable causes of death in Vermont State Hospital patients in 1898. It has a breakdown by gender and by type of disease. Diseases are categorized as mental or physical. Note that more women appeared to have a mental…
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