Mental asylums in the 19th century weren’t amongst the prettiest places in the world. Few who went into these structures would ever come out and if they did, you can be sure that they were never the same. People on the outside knew that they were terrors going on in these asylums but when it came to details, they were still shrouded in mystery. That was until Elizabeth Cochran Sea AKA Nellie Bly stepped onto the scene. With her daring investigative journaling, she brought to light the terrors that took place inside these buildings of horror.