The Era of Confinement: Hoosiers with Disabilities Behind Walls was written by Jane Harlan-Simmons, Research Associate at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, for the Indiana Disability History Project.

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State of the States in Developmental Disabilities Study

Stern, Alexandra Minna. β€œβ€˜We Cannot Make a Silk Purse out of a Sow's Ear’: Eugenics in the Hoosier Heartland, 1900-1960.” Indiana Magazine of History 103, (2007): 3-38.