The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Asylums" using the following search strategies:
Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase: lunatic asylum, insane asylum, feeble-minded
It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results. To narrow your results for this topic, search between 1840 and 1920.