Magdalen Society of Philadelphia minutes of the weekly visiting committee, 1878-1885

Image 16212 2016 v30 0004 lg
Date created 1878-05-20 - 1885-04-07
Creator Magdalen Society of Philadelphia
Description The function of the Magdalen Society's visiting committee was to monitor the women living in the asylum. The minutes provide details into the background and progress of the Society's inmates, and describe the behavior of those applying for release.
Size 225 pages
Type text
Subjects House of the Good Shepherd (Philadelphia, Pa.) | House of Refuge (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Magdalen Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) | White, William, 1748-1836 | Charities--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia | Children--Institutional care | Evangelicalism | Institutional care | Juvenile delinquency | Poor women | Prostitution | Women--Institutional care | Minutes (Records)
Geographical location Philadelphia (Pa.) | N 21st and Race St Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Language English
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Local identifier 16212

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