Meet Elizabeth Cochrane, who, under the pseudonym of Nellie Bly, got herself admitted into an insane asylum in Blackwell’s Island by feigning insanity to uncover what really goes on there and how the patients are treated. Her exposé of the conditions of the patients were collected into a book

Ten Days in a Mad-House

. Published with “Miscellaneous Sketches: Trying to be a Servant,” and “Nellie Bly as a White Slave.”

By Nellie Bly, 1864-1922.

New York: Ian L. Munro, Publisher, .

PRICE TWENTY-FIVE CENTS.

Ten Days

In a

Mad-House.

BY NELLIE BLY.

NEW YORK:

IAN L. MUNRO, PUBLISHER,

24 AND 26 VANDEWATER STREET.

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