["The communication is of course very difficult." The "insane re-migrants" from America in the Hamburg Asylum Friedrichsberg 1909].


Between 1900 and 1914 many so-called "insane re-migrants" were admitted to the Hamburg Asylum in Friedrichsberg. These patients were mainly East European emigrants who had left Europe via Hamburg and who had been classified as insane and sent back by the US-authorities. About 450 relevant medical files are available, exactly 100 for the year 1909. Based on… (More)


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