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September 19, 2018 / Joanne Yeck

Books News: “A Lunatic in the Family”

While working on my own family’s genealogy, as well as the history of the extended Jefferson family, I had the opportunity to explore the wonderful collection for Western State Hospital (a. k. a. Western Lunatic Asylum) housed at the Library of Virginia.

A taste of what I learned is highlighted in my recent article, “A Lunatic in the Family,” published in the Library of Virginia’s quarterly, Broadside (Summer 2018), pages  6-7.

Click here to download a colorful PDF: Broadside (Summer 2018).

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