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Douglas County, Kan. Commisioner for the Poor record book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E114
Overview This ledger book contains entries dating from September 2, 1909 to March 31, 1911. Listed are the names of individuals receiving public assistance, the donor of such assistance, an "order number," and the amount of the assistance provided, as well as the purpose of the assistance. Oftentimes there is a racial designation, e.g., "colored," or in at least one instance a descriptive nickname, e.g., "Cocain [sic] Mary." In some instances there are notes following individuals' entries indicating...
Dates: September, 1909-March, 1911

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