"'Nellie Brown's' Story" - Unsigned - New York World

The Widespread Interest Caused by "The World's" Publication; Her Sad Experience the Talk of the Town; Its Truthfulness Acknowledged at Bellevue; Nurses and Doctors Admit They Were Deceived; Warden O'Rourke's Sagacity; The Ambulance Surgeon Explains

"The ten-column story of Nellie Brown's experience as an amateur insanity ward published in THE WORLD yesterday was the talk of all classes and created an immense sensation everywhere. . . . ."


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Article from The World, October 10 1887