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WEST VIRGINIA HOSPITAL FOR THE INSANE (WESTON)
OCTOBER 22, 1864 to DECEMBER 12, 1889
Scold’s bridle, a metal mask was used to punish mainly women found gossiping, nagging, brawling with neighbors or lying.
See rare photos of young Melania Trump’s early career as a model at 16 in Slovenia.
8 things you may not know about the Hollywood sign.
Testing condoms in 1935, and other old forms of birth control.
The Oshkosh Northwestern, Wisconsin, March 20, 1899
Method of women’s self defense: Vintage photos from 1906 illustrate modes for warding off a street bully or foul.