This film was recorded in 1937 for Kentucky Governor Albert Benjamin “Happy” Chandler, Sr. The purpose of this film was to show the deplorable conditions in Kentucky’s state mental institutions. Much of the footage you will see was filmed at Eastern State Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky. Audio was not recorded with this film.
Work Contributed By: Phil Tkacz
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