Jane Bielawski and her doll 'Missy'. Following the suspicious deaths of some of her playmates in a New York tenement, police attempted to interview Jane. According to reports, the young girl went 'crazy' and accused her doll of the murders, before throwing the doll out of her apartment window while screaming, "Bad dolly! Naughty dolly!" Jane was taken to Bloomingdale Asylum to be treated for 'hysteria'. She was never to leave the institution, dying there an old woman in 1968.
"SWLGS, organized in 1973 with 44 members, now has a membership of over 300. SWLGS was incorporated in 1991. The Society does not maintain an office and all work is done by volunteers. The Society maintains an index and family charts of its members at the Southwest Louisiana Genealogy Library, 411 Pujo St., Lake Charles, LA.. This surname index to the family charts is available online with information on how to obtain copies of the family charts."