What's in Your Bag?

A collection of suitcases from patients at the Willard Asylum in the 1910s- 1960s gives us insight into individuals from the past. A highly stigmatized faction of society now memorialized in photographs in the New York State Museum’s permanent collection, read this interview with photographer Jon Crispin. 


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