The Era of Confinement: Hoosiers with Disabilities Behind Walls was written by Jane Harlan-Simmons, Research Associate at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, for the Indiana Disability History Project.

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Kusmer, Ken. "Indiana's Health Commissioner Apologizes for State's Role in Developing Eugenics." The Associated Press, April 13, 2007.

Lombardo, Paul A., ed., A Century of Eugenics in America: From the Indiana Experiment to the Human Genome Era. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2011.

Madison, James H.. Hoosiers: A New History of Indiana. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2014.

Miller, Marla. "Woman faces moving day after 54 years at Muscatatuck." The Republic, December 10, 2004.

State of the States in Developmental Disabilities 

Stern, Alexandra Minna. β€œβ€˜We Cannot Make a Silk Purse out of a Sow's Ear’: Eugenics in the Hoosier Heartland, 1900-1960.” Indiana Magazine of History 103, (2007): 3-38.