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The Ladd School

Exeter Girls: Letters From a Feeble-Minded School

$16.00

The life and trials of three women committed to the Exeter School for the Feeble-Minded during the Great Depression, as told through their personal letters.

Paperback: 264 pages
Classification: Non-Fiction, History
Year: 2014
ISBN: 978-0982504932

Idiots, Imbeciles, and Morons

Out of Print

An examination of the meaning of 'feeble-mindedness' and a study of the Ladd School's population in 1947.

Paperback: 374 pages
Classification: Non-Fiction, History
Year: 2012
ISBN: 978-0982504901

The Bones of Gary Hayman & The Search for Samuel Finn

$14.00

The strange but true story of two children who disappeared from the Ladd School in the autumns of 1952 and 1956.

Paperback: 88 pages
Classification: Non-Fiction, History
Year: 2013
ISBN: 978-0982504918

The Ladd School: American Gothic

Out of Print

A collection of rare and unique mid-century photographs compose a pictorial history of Rhode Island's only School for the Feeble-Minded: The Ladd School.

Paperback: 80 pages
Classification: Photography, History
Year: 2009

The Ladd School: Back Wards, Blue Rooms

Out of Print

The 86-year history of the Ladd School, from its beginning as a school for the feeble-minded to its end as a residential facility for people with disabilities.

Paperback: 160 pages
Classification: Non-Fiction, History
Year: 2008

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Are your books fiction or non-fiction?
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