Episode 3: Asylum Porter


Welcome to Episode 3!

We’re just gonna warn you; we’re drinking a dark beer today, so the history gets a little dark–you might need a drink for this one.

Music: “Low Bridge” by the Rust Belt Brigade

Episode Outline

Thanks to:

42 North Brewing Company, East Aurora

Hotel Henry, Buffalo

Museum of disABILITY History, Buffalo


Farley, D. & Platt, D. (2016). Buffalo State Hospital: A History of the Institution in Light and Shadow. Museum of disABILITY History: Buffalo.

Kirkbride Plan (n.d.) Retrieved Feb 7, 2018 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirkbride_Plan

LaChusia, C. (n.d.) Richardson in Buffalo. Retrieved on Feb 7, 2018 from http://buffaloah.com/a/archs/rich/rich.html

The Richardson Olmstead Campus. (2018). Retrieved on Feb 7, 2018 from https://richardson-olmsted.com

Richardsonian Romanesque. (n.d.) Retrieved Feb 7, 2018 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richardsonian_Romanesque

Stuhler, L.S. (2013). Thomas Story Kirkbride 1809-1883 — Physician, psychiatrist and developer of the Kirkbride Plan. Social Welfare History Project. Retrieved Feb 7, 2018 from https://socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/organizations/state-institutions/kirkbride-thomas-story/

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