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New York Asylum For Idiots, Twelfth Annual Report
In all efforts for the relief of suffering humanity,. . .[f]anciful theories and all romance are wholly out of place in such efforts. Most obviously does this rule apply to the enterprise of teaching and training idiots....
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Title: New York Asylum For Idiots, Twelfth Annual Report
Creator: n/a
Date: 1863
Format: Annual Report
Publisher: Comstock & Cassidy, Albany
Source: Steve Taylor Collection
Keywords: Asylums; Attendants; Children; Civil War; Cognitive Disability; Disease; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; Food; Government; Government Agencies; Hervey B. Wilbur; Idiocy; Institutions; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; New York; New York State Asylum For Idiots; Policy; Public Health & Welfare; Public Welfare; Social Welfare & Communities; Soldiers; Statistics; Veterans & Military; Work
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy