Kansas Hospital for the Dangerous Insane
|Kansas Hospital for the Dangerous Insane|
|Building Style||Single Building|
Operated at the Kansas State Penitentiary (now Lansing Correctional Facility) due to problems from state hospitals with escapes and assaults by those found to be "criminally insane". A separate wing was constructed in 1911, demolished at an unknown date. In 1939 49 inmates were transferred to a new facility at Larned State Hospital to house them.
Biennial Report of the Medical Department of Kansas State Penitentiary, Journal of the Kansas Medical Society, Volume 16, Pages 232-234. https://archive.org/details/journalofkansasm1619kans/page/232/mode/2up