The day before Buck vs. Bell, Paul Lombardo
Interviewee: Paul Lombardo. The day before the Virginia case, Arthur Estabrook photographed Carrie and Emma on a bench located at this spot in the Virginia Colony. (DNAi Location: Chronicle > Trial of Carrie Buck > Players > Carrie Buck > A cold day in November )
On a November day, a cold day like today, Carrie Buck and her mother were brought outside so that Arthur Estabrook could take a picture of them. Estabrook was a, by then, famous psychologist from the Cold Spring Harbor Eugenics Record Office, and this was the day before the trial which would decide that Carrie Buck would be sterilized. Estabrook brought them outside to make a record of that moment, and shot them on a park bench in the middle of the Colony.
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Paul Lombardo talks about Arthur Estabrook, a psychologist for the Eugenics Record office, testified that Carrie, her daughter Vivian, and her mother Emma were all feeblminded.
Paul Lombardo talks about the only photograph of Carrie Buck with her mother Emma, taken the day before she would stand trial before the collective onslaught of the American eugenics movement.
11254. Carrie and Emma Buck at the Virginia Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded, taken by A.H. Estabrook the day before the Buck v. Bell trial in Virginia
Carrie and Emma Buck at the Virginia Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded, taken by A.H. Estabrook the day before the Buck v. Bell trial in Virginia
A photo of Carrie and her mother Emma was taken the day before the Virginia trial.
Carrie and Emma Buck on the day before the Buck vs. Bell trial in 1924.
Paul Lombardo discusses Carrie and Emma Buck's state of mind prior to the Buck vs. Bell trial.
Paul Lombardo talks about although she tried several times, Carrie was never able to bring her mother Emma home from the Virginia Colony.
Paul Lombardo talks about Emma and Carrie Buck lived long lives and it is doubtful that either was mentally ill.
Carrie Buck sent this photo, taken on her wedding day in 1933, to Dr. Bell, still at the colony.
Paul Lombardo talks about Harry Laughlin, superintendent of the Eugenics Record Office, provided a written deposition based on language given to him by doctors at the Virginia Colony.