The Girls and Boys of Belchertown: A Social History of the Belchertown State School for the Feeble-Minded

The Girls and Boys of Belchertown: A Social History of the Belchertown State School for the Feeble-Minded By Robert N. Hornick, The Girls and Boys of Belchertown A Social History of the Belchertown State School for the Feeble Minded Traces the history of an institution for the intellectually disabled from its founding to its highly publicized closure
  • Title: The Girls and Boys of Belchertown: A Social History of the Belchertown State School for the Feeble-Minded
  • Author: Robert N. Hornick
  • ISBN: 9781558499447
  • Page: 279
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Girls and Boys of Belchertown: A Social History of the Belchertown State School for the Feeble-Minded By Robert N. Hornick, Traces the history of an institution for the intellectually disabled from its founding to its highly publicized closure
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    1. Institutional history at its best the life and death of a concept, the feeble minded, and an institution for those referenced by the concept, originally conceived in 1848 to improve the lot of family members often kept like animals with bars and stanchions as in Robert Frost s A Servant to Servants Their educability was a new idea, one which faded with the fears of neighbors especially the fear of breeding and undermining the race or as it would come to be seen, the gene pool Occasional irony, a [...]


    2. A DMH director once said that the only difference between the Belchertown state school and Auschwitz is there are no gas chambers at Belchertown We all know the horrific history of many state schools and mental health hospitals This book is a well written account of both the good and the bad way of that of Belchertown The account of parents having to leave their feeble minded or disabled child there because that was the recommendation of the day is heart breaking and then knowing the conditions [...]


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