Byline: R C S; 1887-11-15; pages 122
Report: Nellie Bly of The New York World
". . .The fact that she pretended insanity would have been sufficient reason for keeping her for a time under observation. But there is a popular impression that once declared insane, always insane; and once played in an asylum, always to remain in an asylum. . ."
Description:Negative commentary on Nellie Bly's stint in the Asylum for Women on Blackwell's Island.
Rights: Public domain.