Worcester State Hospital: A Discussion with Dr. Madeline Ryan
WORCESTER STATE HOSPITAL
A Discussion with Dr. Madeline Ryan co-author of Images of America: Worcester State Hospital
Tuesday, June 1: 7:00PM
A presentation in conjunction with the Worcester Historical Museum
with support from:
National Endowment for the Humanitites
The Fred Harris Daniels Foundation
Mass Culural Council
Worcester Together: Central Mass COVID-19 Fund
Space is limited. Please register soon for this free event.
Join us for an informative discussion with Dr. Madeline Ryan, author of Images of America: Worcester State Hospital. Dr. Ryan provides an overview of the history of Worcester State Hospital and places the institution within the history of mental healthcare and the development of the city of Worcester.
Visit the digital exhibit "Worcester State Hospital" on the Worcester Historical Museum's website.
Madeline Kearin Ryan is the Project Development Librarian at the Worcester Historical Museum. She holds a PhD in anthropology from Brown University. She is the author of two books on the Worcester State Hospital: Images of America: Worcester State Hospital (co-authored with Katherine Anderson, Arcadia, 2021) and A Refuge of Cure or Care: The Sensory Dimensions of Confinement at the Worcester State Hospital (Lexington Books, 2021).