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Postcard with a photograph of the 
Beaver City Poor Farm
  [FURNAS County] -- early 1900s

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We are hoping to build this base of information about poorhouses in NEBRASKA through the helpful participation of readers.

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The Nebraska excerpt from a U.S. Government Report
summarizing various state poor laws in 1904. .

"Homes of the Poor"

Omaha World Herald, October, 1920 article reprinted in the "History of Hamilton and Clay Counties Nebraska", 1921

Poor farm references
from a search of the on-line publication of :
HISTORY of the State of Nebraska, 1882

sent in by readers.

Online Records
found on this and other sites.

Notes and Queries
from readers.

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Special Thanks go to Linda Crannell for donating her Nebraska Poorhouse information to this site.
For general poorhouse information, you may want to visit the Poorhouse Story Website.

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