The PoorhouseAmerica's Forgotten Institution (READ)
At it would be fairly difficult to get even second and accounts of life in a poorhouse so perhaps an older book would be what I was looking for It accounts of life in a poorhouse so perhaps an older book would be what I was looking for It just for schoo. T as well as useful as a text in social welfare and social A cristalli liquidi (Italian Edition) history While the poorhouse's mission was character reform and 'repressing pauperism ' these goals were gradually undermined by poor people themselves who often learned to use the poorhouse for their own benefit as well as by staff and officials of theouses who ad agendas sometimes at odds with the purposes for which the poorhouse was invented. This book is a study of the institution of the poorhouse itself rather than one of individuals who lived there There were some short anectdotes of inmates and those Many of us grew up earing our parents exclaim 'you are driving me to the Poorhouse' Or Remember The Card or remember the card the 'Monopoly' game which says 'Go to the Poorhouse Lose a Turn' Yet most Americans know little or nothing of this institution that existed under a #VARIETY OF NAMES FOR APPROXIMATELY THREE #of names for approximately three years of American istory Surprisingly these institutions variously named poorhouses poor farms somet. .
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