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The Management Of Almshouses In New England
No movement so extensive as this to provide separate homes away from the almshouse for poor children is going on elsewhere in New England; but, in Massachusetts, we have for some years been placing such children in families with very good results. And our cities, which contain nearly half our almshouse population, are forbidden by law to retain children above certain ages in the almshouse. This law is not completely enforced as yet, but takes effect more and more each year....
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Title: The Management Of Almshouses In New England
Creator: Frank B. Sanborn (author)
Date: 1884
Format: Conference Paper
Publication: Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction
Publisher: Press of Geo. E. Ellis, Boston
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: pp.300-306
Keywords: Almshouses; Asylums; Boston, MA; Charity; Children; Connecticut; Economics; Franklin B. Sanborn; Government Agencies; Idiocy; Insanity; Institutions; Labor & Commerce; Maine; Massachusetts; National Conference Of Charities; New Hampshire; Physical Disability; Poverty; Psychiatric Disability; Public Health & Welfare; Rhode Island; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Statistics; Tewksbury, MA; Vermont; Work
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations