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A Visit To The Poor Farm: How Jackson County Cares For Her Helpless Wards
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TitleA Visit To The Poor Farm: How Jackson County Cares For Her Helpless Wards
AbstractThe subheading reads: "A Description of the Building and Something of the Inmates--The County Judges Contemplate Further Improvements--Two Jay Goulds Happy With Their Imaginary Riches--Some Pathetic Cases Where Reason Is Dethroned." The poor farm was housed in a portion of what is now Truman Medical Center Lakewood (formerly Truman Medical Center East) at 7900 Lee's Summit Road.

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DateJuly 29, 1890
SourceThe Kansas City Times
SubjectMental institutions
Local SubjectTruman Medical Center
Jackson County Poor Farm and Insane Asylum
Item TypeNewspaper Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
Item ID209821
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