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Author Foote, Susan Bartlett, author
Title The crusade for forgotten souls : reforming Minnesota's mental institutions, 1946-1954 / Susan Bartlett Foote
Imprint Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, [2018]
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RC445.M58 F689 2018    AVAILABLE    30530000998161
Descript xxii, 304 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Voices of forgotten souls -- Finding Engla Schey -- Engla crashes the gates -- Spreading the gospel -- The modest visionary -- The arduous climb -- Where there is smoke -- Political dynamite -- The long hot summer -- Making history -- The first step -- Lest we forget
"The Crusade for Forgotten Souls recounts Minnesota's reform movement that broke the stigma surrounding mental illness, publicized the painful truth about the state's asylums, and resulted in the first legislative steps toward a modern mental health system. Susan Bartlett Foote tells the story of the early advocates for compassionate care of the mentally ill who made the crusade a success"--Provided by publisher
Subject Psychiatric hospitals -- Minnesota
Commitment of Mentally Ill -- history
Mentally Ill Persons -- history
Psychiatric Nursing -- history
Hospitals, Psychiatric -- organization & administration
History, 20th Century
Alt Title Reforming Minnesota's mental institutions, 1946-1954
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