Almshouse records

The City Almshouse and infirmary, established in 1732, provided "shelter, support, and employment for the poor and indigent, a hospital for the sick, and an asylum for the idiotic, the insane, and the orphan." Successor institutions that have carried on its services have been Blockley Almshouse, Ph... Full description

Record Source: Archival Materials
Collection Information: Almshouse Records (#Am.3225)
Main Author: Almshouse and House of Employment (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
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