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Abandon Hope
"All hope abandon, ye who enter here" is the inscription fashioned by Dante for the gates of Hell. It was in no burst of poetic fancy that the sign, "Rosewood -- No Thoroughfare," was placed at the foot of the lane leading to the "training school" for the mentally deficient of Maryland; yet, that inscription is every bit as fitting as Dante's....
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Title: Abandon Hope
Creator: Gordon C. Zahn (author)
Date: October 1946
Format: Article
Publication: The Catholic Worker
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.13, no.8, pp.1,4,6
Keywords: Abuse; Advocacy; Catholic; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Civilian Public Service; Cognitive Disability; Confinement; Conscientious Objectors; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; Escape; Expose; Government; Government Agencies; Institutions; Jurisprudence; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; Leisure; Maryland; Media; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Neglect; Parole; Public Health; Public Welfare; Religion; Rosewood Training School; Schools; Social Welfare; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Work; Work; WWII
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Mass Media, Culture & The Arts; Social Movements & Advocacy