Throwback Thursday – “Ten Days in a Mad-House” by Nellie Bly — Chai and Feminism

Ten Days in a Mad-House was originally a series of exposés in the New York World that documented the writer Nellie Bly’s stay at an insane asylum, in which she had pretended to be mentally ill to get admitted. She spent ten days at the Women’s Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell’s Island (now called Roosevelt’s Island) in New York, […]

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