A blog on the life of Hannah Levy Bensusan, a patient at Bethlem 1893-1894, presented as part of our Change Minds project
A blog on the life of Elizabeth Prudence Kentish, a patient at Bethlem 1892-1894, presented as part of our Change Minds project
Across four months our participants, guided by David Luck and Amy Moffat, first researched the lives of people we found in the Victorian hospital records
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Museum Volunter Sophia Gal kooks at the life and death of William Kurelek in the second of this two part blog series
Museum Volunter Sophia Gal kooks at the life and death of William Kurelek in this two part blog series
However there is one way that these important businessmen would have had a connection to black lives, and that is through their connections to the slave trade.
So what relationship did Bethlem have with Black Londoners - was it open to them, or did it only look to exclude minority ethnic communities?
A post introducing research on black lives in the Bridewell Hospital records
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An explanation for kids about our free downloadable activity sheet for ages 7+
Our Archivist explains how to explore the rich online historical resources of the Museum of the Mind...