Record of Emma Gary’s 1878 admission to the Home for Friendless Women.

Title

Record of Emma Gary’s 1878 admission to the Home for Friendless Women.

Description

The Home accepted women in a variety of situations, including prostitutes and women who merely needed a temporary place to stay. The Home especially assisted unwed mothers until they gave birth, sometimes confining them for a year afterwards to “rehabilitate” them.

Creator

Home for Friendless Women

Source

Home for Friendless Women Records, Filson Historical Society Manuscript Collection

Date

1878

Rights

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Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

[Mss. BJ H765 12]

Files

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Citation

Home for Friendless Women, “Record of Emma Gary’s 1878 admission to the Home for Friendless Women.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed April 11, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2289.