Retrospective on Justice and the Poor in the - LAW eCommons
necessities of life to its indigent citizens. ... 1920s and early 1930s, the federal government faced the question of ... In 2003, 9.8% of America's elderly were poor compared to ... out of the United States' population of 258,137,000, 14,142,710 people ... was created by most states during the Depression to provide assistance.
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Poor Farms in Vermont - Vermont Historical Society
established by many towns in Vermont during the early years of the nine- teenth century as an ... responsibility for providing assistance to the poor and destitute. 4 In the .... In 1903 most people living at poor farms were older than sixty-five years of age. .... The depression of the 1930s had put intense demands on towns to ...
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Hunger in America: A Matter of Policy
between sympathy for the plight of poor people and complaints that public assistance is .... populadon (or 9-12 million Americans) as living in families lacking resources ... tance have been debated since the Great Depression of the 1930s . If history has ..... and federal charity during the Depression years: The results were.
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The Poorhouse - National Park Service
In 1794, the Prince William County Poor House began operating in what is now the northwest corner of ... to poor people living in their homes (a type of aid known ... Poorhouses were intended to be Spartan and uncomf-ort- ... During the ... Depression of the 1930s, such as Social Security and ... for the indigent elderly.
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Download the Social Developments – an organisational history of
those who were willing to be interviewed and share their knowledge and ... was recognised that such an account would also be useful for people outside .... aged over 65 with limited income who had lived a 'sober and reputable' life. ... During the second period of welfare administration, between the mid-1920s and the early.
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California Odessey: Dust bowl migration archives - California State
A "Flat Tired People": The Health ofCalifornia's Okies During the 1930s ..... indicate that conditions are often little short of deplorable"( "Indigent Camps"). ... was poor, Loye Holmes recalls that they were not as desperate as families living near ... Kern County, which had a high concentration of destitute migrants, reported that.
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Federal Relief Programs in the 19th Century: A Reassessment
Apr 8, 2015 ... volved in social welfare matters prior to the 1930s - aside from two or three ... lems of the needy and destitute is often ascribed to the wide acceptance of .... War Pension Act has been called the first federal poor relief pro- gram since ... to soldiers who were disabled during or after the war, as well as half-pay ...
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Vagrancy Concepts in Welfare Law - Berkeley Law Scholarship
taining a firm hold on life within the welfare system, even though their tenure in ... relationship of the poor law and other public aid provisions to the vagrancy ...
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Nutrition and Economic Destitution in Northern Ghana, 1930 - LSE
patterns of food consumption during the colonial period in Northern Ghana due to ... According to him, poverty and destitution were .... science emerged only in the 1930s and primary sources document .... enjoyed by 'rich' and 'poor' and Iliffe quotes an Hausa living at the end of ... People living in the Northern Territories.
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History of King County Government 1853 – 2002
The elected county officials were the treasurer, clerk, auditor, assessor, judges, .... overseeing the collection of taxes; administering the county's funds; and supporting the indigents .... decades, people living outside of Washington ( especially in San Francisco and the .... proportions during the Great Depression of the 1930s.
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Encouraging Family Caregiving of Indigent - DigitalCommons
behind her every step of the way, both in her academic and personal life. ... provide necessary support for an indigent parent when the parent is .... filial responsibility laws were “often destructive and harmful to the ..... “safety net” for poor people.62 In addition, Medicaid differs from .... responsibility to maintain the destitute.
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If You Ain't Got The Do, Re, Mi - Yale Law School Legal Scholarship
victims of the Depression-era economic collapse, who suffered under state policies ... migration by poor people from other parts of the country. ... the number of Americans living below the official poverty line climbed to its ... Starting in the 1930s, ...... Court, destitute mothers and children in the second statutory category were.
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Benchmarks in Alberta's Public Welfare Services - Canadian Social
Jacobus tenBroek was known in life for advocacy in the interest of people affected by ... all by myself) during this journey through policies and practices about the history of the .... Jewish people were told that God expected them to help the poor and ...... Southern Alberta in the 1920s and the Depression of the 1930s.71.
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the very people, such as drunkards and 'poor whites,' whom ... At the beginning of the 1930s South African elites were anxious about the ... Great Depression (1929 -32) intensely compounded the extent of poverty and ... and influenced the politics of fertility during the 1930s. The paper ..... million) were living in destitution.42.
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Of Child Welfare and Welfare Reform - William & Mary Law School
than 14 million children were classified as poor in the United. * Professor ... rocket, forcing many more destitute children into foster care.10 It ... during a period of relatively sustained economic growth nationwide. ..... understood by most people-a child living in poverty lacks sufficient ..... the New Deal policies of the 1930's.
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Social Welfare in New Brunswick, 1784-1900
adopt poor laws similar to those to which they were accustomed in the Thirteen Colonies. ... the overseers were entitled to bind the children of such destitute persons as ... discontented pauper in Sussex who left the people he stayed with and ..... significant changes were made until the Great Depression of the 1930's when ...
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A Picture of Minnesota in 1932 - State of Minnesota
hospital care and school for the indigent crippled child, institutions con cerned with delinquent boys ... county poor home or farm for the aged and infirm—in fact, the social .... depression and must suffer from this handicap for life—both work and ... were 656 patients during the two years ended June, 1930-32 and 504 during ...
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The History of Health Care Costs and Health Insurance: A Wisconsin
It was during the Depression that hospitals band- ... Real world experiments suggest that people who pay for their own care cut ... cians were paid, the plans covered all costs, and everyone in the same ... life expectancy has grown, so too has spending on the two government ..... counts to Blue Cross plans in the 1930s.
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the carnegie commission and the backlash against welfare state
By the late 1930s, South Africa had developed a welfare state that was remarkable in terms ... people. The. Carnegie Commission of Inquiry into the Poor White Problem in South Africa is ... since Indian and African people were almost entirely excluded from it. .... outlook on life' (Carnegie Commission, 1932: para 22-25, 49).
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Queensland Past and Present: 100 Years of Statistics, 1896–1996
Social Security to its clients; for example, war and service pensions that were not .... pressure on people to look after poor relatives, as well as offering .... A widow pension scheme was introduced at a national level during World War II. .... depression in the early 1930s made special provision necessary for the relief of the ...
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