Helen Connor

Helen Connor

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia / I have a "healthy" obsession with genealogy and family history - especially the historical events and places that surrounded my ancestors
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Old Ballykelly Prebyterian Church and cemetary grounds.  Ballykelly, Northern Ireland.

Old Ballykelly Prebyterian Church and cemetary grounds.

questionableadvice:  “This poster was commissioned by the English Eugenics Education Society and designed by Benson’s advertising agency in 1926. The society was founded in 1907 and by 1914 it had over 1,000 members. It aimed to promote public awareness of eugenic problems, advocating the ‘improvement’ of human hereditary traits through social intervention.” via 20th Century London  Sadly, susceptibility to many mental disorders really is hereditary. The thing is, the majority of the time…

This poster was commissioned by the English Eugenics Education Society. by 1914 it had over members. It aimed to promote public awareness of eugenic problems, advocating the ‘improvement’ of human hereditary traits through social intervention.

"Physical signals of Mental Danger"   “Exhibit on Mental Hygiene”, Washington, D.C. 1924

"Physical signals of Mental Danger" “Exhibit on Mental Hygiene”, Washington, D. 1924 ********* or, the person could have organic brain disease, or a lot of vector-borne illnesses. glad i didn't live then.

asylum. Sad to think that it was fairly commonplace to commit women to insane asylums just for depression, stress, anxiety or even having opinions contrary to what was socially acceptable at the time.

Sad to think that it was fairly commonplace to commit women to insane asylums just for depression, stress, anxiety or even having opinions contrary to what was socially acceptable at the time. I totally would have been in an insane asylum