Carrie Buck's daughter Vivian, Paul Lombardo narrtator
Interviewee: Paul Lombardo. Arthur Estabrook apparently tested Vivian's mental ability by attempting to catch her attention with a coin. (DNAi Location: Chronicle > Trial of Carrie Buck > Players > Vivian Dobbs > Testing Vivian)
This is Carrie Buck's daughter Vivian, at the age of about seven months. Arthur Estabrook testified at trial that she was feebleminded, and said that he had given her the usual test for a baby of about six months old, but that in fact she had failed. The test, this picture seems to suggest, was to hold a coin in front of the baby's eyes. She didn't focus, and therefore she was declared like her mother, feebleminded.
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15838. Vivian Dobbs
Carrie Buck's daughter Vivian was found to be feebleminded at the age of about seven months.
15837. Vivian Dobbs
Carrie's daughter, Vivian Dobbs, was found to be feebleminded.
15756. Virginia Venable School grade book cover
Vivian Dobb's (Carrie Buck's daughter) first grade record book, 1930-31.
15206. Forced sterilization, Paul Lombardo
mma and Carrie Buck were committed to the Virginia Colony because they were unmarried mothers and were considered morally delinquent.
15220. The Buck vs. Bell decision, Paul Lombardo
Paul Lombardo talks about the case conluded that Carrie, Emma, and Vivian represented three generations of imbeciles, which justified Carrie's sterilization.
15208. Carrie Buck before the trial, Paul Lombardo
Paul Lombardo discussed Carrie Buck's state of mind before the Buck vs. Bell trial.
11255. Vivian Buck and foster mother Alice Dobbs in Charlottesville, taken by A.H. Estabrook the day before the Buck v. Bell trial in Virginia
Vivian Buck and foster mother Alice Dobbs in Charlottesville, taken by A.H. Estabrook the day before the Buck v. Bell trial in Virginia
15210. Misdiagnosis of Carrie Buck, Paul Lombardo
Paul Lombardo talks about Emma and Carrie Buck lived long lives and it is doubtful that either was mentally ill.
15218. The first witness at Buck vs. Bell trial, Paul Lombardo
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.
15226. Twisting the truth at Buck vs. Bell, Paul Lombardo
Paul Lombardo talks about twisting the truth at Buck vs. Bell.