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OHIO POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


Caption:  New Auglaize County Infirmary

LOCAL NOTES:

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PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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The following original records (and microfilm where so noted) may be found in the local government records in the special collections of Wright State University in Dayton.(3640 Colonal Glenn Highway)
DAILY MOVEMENT OF POPULATION 1937-1938              2 VOLS INFIRMARY FARM RECEIPT RECORD 1908-1913              VOL 
INFIRMARY RECORD 1889-1935                                           VOL 
MINUTES OF DIRECTORS 1857-1902                                    2 VOLS 
RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES 1908-1960                         7 VOLS 
RECORD OF INMATES 1889-1935                                         MFM 
VISITORS REGISTER-SCATTERED 1895-1962                      2 VOLS 
HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNUAL REPORT 1966                VOL
MIGRANT LABOR CAMP RECORDS 1955-1974                  HOL BOX
Note: Visitors Registers can be extremely valuable as a source for the names of relatives. Quite often relatives are not specifically named in other types of poorhouse records.


OHS Microfilm


Note: For every county in Ohio it would be a good idea to check the statewide resources listed below.     PHL
We have found so many infirmary/poorhouse records for Ohio that we have created a special page for the references -- which will be found in a table alphabetized by county.
(WPA) INVENTORIES OF THE COUNTY ARCHIVES OF OHIO -- 
EXCERPTS RELATED TO POORHOUSE (INFIRMARY) HOLDINGS 

During the 1930's and 1940's the Work Projects Administration (WPA) began the process of inventorying County Archives of Ohio. Those which inventoried infirmary records have been transcribed and links are here posted on a table
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We are hoping to build this base of information about the poorhouse in AUGLAIZE county through the helpful participation of readers. All are requested to submit items of interest by sending e-mail to The Poorhouse Lady.

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