Buildings at the Virginia Colony for the Epileptic and Feebleminded

Title

Buildings at the Virginia Colony for the Epileptic and Feebleminded

Description

These buildings at the Virginia Colony for the Epileptic and Feebleminded were the site of Carrie Buck's 1927 sterilization. Afterward, she was released from the colony. She married twice, and family and friends later denied the accuracy of her diagnosis.

Source

Mental Defectives in Virginia. A Special Report of the State Board of Charities and Corrections. Richmond, 1915. The Library of Virginia. 12-1094-003.

Date

1915

Files

Buck_Buildings12_1094_003.JPG

Collection

Citation

“Buildings at the Virginia Colony for the Epileptic and Feebleminded,” Library of Virginia, accessed March 26, 2017, http://lva.omeka.net/items/show/44.