Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital, Continuous Bath Room, 1918, State Psychiatric Hospital, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital, Continuous Bath Room, 1918, State Psychiatric Hospital, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

Texas State Lunatic Asylum | Canton Asylum 1898.   Most insane asylums tried to use patient labor as a way of holding down costs, or as a sort of occupational therapy.

Texas State Lunatic Asylum Canton Asylum Most insane asylums tried to use patient labor as a way of holding down costs, or as a sort of occupational therapy.

Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital - Patient's Room, 1892, Hall B - Male Department, Michigan Asylum for the insane.

Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital - Patient's Room, Hall B - Male Department, Michigan Asylum for the insane.

Sewing Room, Willard Asylum for the Insane, Ovid, New York

The asylum eventually began treating both acute and chronic cases as it became a state hospital in and the campus would eventually reach a peak census of over patients in

Insane asylum, Yankton, South Dakota

Miss Graves and Mrs. McLain at the National Surgical Institute. Insane Asylum on the door.

Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital, Dormitory bedroom, 1892, Michigan Asylum for the Insane, USA

Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital, Dormitory bedroom, Michigan Asylum for the Insane, USA

Images from Magdalene Laundries from around the world show what everyday life looked like in the homes across the world. Pictured above, small children wait to be immunised at a laundry called Nidgee Orphanage in Brisbane, Australia in 1928

Haunting images show everyday life in Magdalene Laundries

Photos from Magdalene Laundries give insight into the homes, also known as Magdalene asylums, places for women and children where untold horrors were said to have taken place.

The old Traverse City State Mental Hospital, also known as the Northern Michigan Asylum. (photography by James Howe)

The old Traverse City State Mental Hospital, also known as the Northern Michigan Asylum. (photography by James Howe) Traverse City

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