Photographs of suitcases, suitcase contents, and the attic by Lisa Rinzler

Demonstration photographs and activist portraits by Tom Olin

Historical photographs: The New York State Archives and The New York State Museum

Text by Darby Penney and Peter Stastny

Website design by Steve Litt

Special Thanks to:

Lisa Rinzler

Tom Olin

Kathleen Roe, The New York State Archives

Craig Williams, The New York State Museum

Ted Anderson and Donna Ostraszewski, The Exhibition Alliance, Inc.

Mary Zwolinski, folklorist/oral historian

This website and the traveling exhibit, "The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic," were made possible through the generous support of the van Ameringen Foundation and the Nathan Cummings Foundation.

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Albany, NY 12203