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A male patient at Topeka State Hospital in Topeka, Kansas, wove this rope, photographed in 1963. The inscription reads : "A male patient in a state hospital collected grocery string wherever he could find it, wove it into rope -- the result, a ball of one continuous strand of rope and years and years of solitary life withdrawn from people."

Date: October 03, 1963

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Item Number: 223584
Call Number: Menninger Foundation Photographic Collection, Box 18, #322
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 223584

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