CSH: 1900 Souvenir Book

This small souvenir booklet was given out to visitors to the Asylum in September 1900 during an open house. It contains a history of the Asylum, an introduction to the staff, and pictures of the wards as well as advertisements for local businesses.


Note: This souvenir book is currently held in the Rare Books and Pamphlets Collection of the Kentucky Historical Society.


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Contributed by Jay Gravatte | contact@kyhi.org


⁘ Works Cited ⁘

  1. Central Kentucky Asylum for the Insane (Lakeland, Ky.). 1900. Souvenir (of the) Central Kentucky Asylum for the Insane, Lakeland, Ky: September, 1900. Place of publication not identified: S.S. Loeb & Co.

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