Sheldon Poor Farm and its residents, 1912

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Title

Sheldon Poor Farm and its residents, 1912

Subject

Poor farms

Description

This 1912 photograph was featured in Steve Young's article, "Over the Hill to the Poor Farm," which appeared in Vermont Life in Spring 1990. Young observes that the building featured in the photograph burned down the following year and was replaced by a new structure that continued to function as a poor farm until 1968.

Creator

Steve Young, "Over the Hill to the Poor Farm," Vermont Life (Spring 1990), 14-19.

Source

The photograph also appears on the website of the Sheldon Historical Society: http://www.sheldonvthistorical.org/Poor%20Farm.html, accessed 2/9/20.

Publisher

Vermont Life Magazine

Date

Spring 1990

Contributor

Holly Allen

Format

jpeg

Type

photograph

Coverage

poor farms; 1910s