Almshouses -- Jefferson County (Colo.) -- Account books
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: Jefferson County Archives
Scope and Contents Records of aid provided to the county's poor by Jefferson County government. Registers of the Poor may include name, address, nationality, where born, when person came to Colorado, age, sex, aid given (groceries, rent, coal, burial, etc.), whether sent to Poor Farm or hospital, how long supported, dollar amount, cause of poverty, and date of discharge. The Pauper Record book is divided into sections: County Farm; Pauper and Mother's Compensation; Blind Benefit; and...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1893-1939