EBOOK The PoorhouseAmerica's Forgotten Institution


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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 #There were some short anectdotes of inmates and Many of us rew up hearing our parents exclaim 'you are driving me to the poorhouse' or remember the card in the 'Monopoly' ame 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 hundred
YEARS OF AMERICAN HISTORY SURPRISINGLY THESE 
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The PoorhouseAmerica's Forgotten Institution

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At it would be fairly difficult to et even second hand accounts of life in a poorhouse so perhaps an older book would be what I was looking for It was just for schoo. T as well as useful as a text in social welfare and social history While the poorhouse's mission was character reform and 'repressing pauperism ' these Captured goals wereradually undermined by poor people #themselves who often learned to use the poorhouse #who often learned to use the poorhouse their own benefit as well as by staff and officials of the houses who had AGENDAS SOMETIMES AT ODDS WITH THE sometimes at odds with the for which the poorhouse was invented. ,

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