Old, Abandoned Mental Hospital Photos That’ll Creep You Out

Topeka State Hospital 

Topeka State Hospital is widely talked about for its highly questionable practices. When sterilization laws began to be passed, the practice grew at hospitals like this one. The first law was directed at “habitual criminals, idiots, epileptics, imbeciles, and insane.” The second version of the law passed four years later targeted the same group but removed the requirement for the court’s approval, enabling the practice to become widespread.