Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York [Audiobook] by Stacy Horn
English | May 15th, 2018 | ASIN: B07CS7G67X, ISBN: 168441198X | MP3@64 kbps | 10 hrs 11 mins | 280.54 MB
Narrator: Pam Ward
Today it is known as Roosevelt Island. In 1828, when New York City purchased this narrow, two-mile-long island in the East River, it was called Blackwell's Island. There, over the next hundred years, the city would build a lunatic asylum, prison, hospital, workhouse, and almshouse.