The Resource Unspeakable : the story of Junius Wilson, Susan Burch and Hannah Joyner, (electronic resource)

Unspeakable : the story of Junius Wilson, Susan Burch and Hannah Joyner, (electronic resource)

Label
Unspeakable : the story of Junius Wilson
Title
Unspeakable
Title remainder
the story of Junius Wilson
Statement of responsibility
Susan Burch and Hannah Joyner
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Junius Wilson (1908-2001) spent seventy-six years at a state mental hospital in Goldsboro, North Carolina, including six in the criminal ward. He had never been declared insane by a medical professional or found guilty of any criminal charge. But he was deaf and black in the Jim Crow South. Unspeakable is the story of his life.Using legal records, institutional files, and extensive oral history interviews--some conducted in sign language--Susan Burch and Hannah Joyner piece together the story of a deaf man accused in 1925 of attempted rape, found insane at a lunacy hearing, comm
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burch, Susan
Dewey number
362.42092
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HV2534.W54
LC item number
B87 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Joyner, Hannah
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilson, Junius
  • Deaf
  • African Americans
  • Racism
  • People with disabilities
  • Mentally ill
  • Diagnostic errors
  • Greensboro (N.C.)
  • Greensboro (N.C.)
  • Southern States
Label
Unspeakable : the story of Junius Wilson, Susan Burch and Hannah Joyner, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-294) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Introduction; 1 One Misstep; 2 From One Institution to Another; 3 Walls; 4 Renaming, Remaining; 5 Classified; 6 Vital Signs; 7 Reinterpreting; 8 New Places, New Faces; 9 Almost Home; 10 Judgments; 11 The End?; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (315 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807884348
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000487666
  • (EBL)354078
  • (OCoLC)476175584
  • (SSID)ssj0000265550
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11222015
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000265550
  • (PQKBWorkID)10299702
  • (PQKB)10328247
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC354078
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000487666
Label
Unspeakable : the story of Junius Wilson, Susan Burch and Hannah Joyner, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-294) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Introduction; 1 One Misstep; 2 From One Institution to Another; 3 Walls; 4 Renaming, Remaining; 5 Classified; 6 Vital Signs; 7 Reinterpreting; 8 New Places, New Faces; 9 Almost Home; 10 Judgments; 11 The End?; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (315 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807884348
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000487666
  • (EBL)354078
  • (OCoLC)476175584
  • (SSID)ssj0000265550
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11222015
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000265550
  • (PQKBWorkID)10299702
  • (PQKB)10328247
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC354078
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000487666

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