NOTES FROM READERS:
"I am the Treasurer of the
"Friends of Medina County Home". you can find
information on our Home at: http://www.co.medina.oh.us/countyhome/cohome.htm
I've attached a newer photo, they
have many more on-line. You can contact Lynn Remington, the
Assistant Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 330-723-9551. As
the story below says, we fought to save our Home and the levy
Below is an article in the Cleveland P.D.
concerning the Lake County Home's closing."
Al Junke [email@example.com]
County ... voters in 2002 overwhelmingly
approved $700,000 a year in first-time tax money
to keep open a 60-bed county home. ... 'Each
year more and more of us are closing down,' said
Lynn Remington, administrative assistant in
Medina and a third-generation county home
operator. 'But we're a sort of catch-all in
social services, and I think we're still needed.'
| from the Plain
Painesville Township [Ohio]
County poorhouse prepares to close its doors"
Wednesday, May 19, 2004
|Because we are
uncertain how long this article will be available in the
online archives of the paper ... we have requested
and are awaiting consent to publish this article.
For now ... you should be able to click on the article
title above to read the online version.
Note: For every county in Ohio it would be a good idea to check
the statewide resources listed below.
|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.