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This article was published in 1884.
209 articles were published that year.

This article has a primary subject code of "Homes for the Aged" (II D 5).
537 articles share this primary code.

  • Chicagoer Arbeiter Zeitung -- July 10, 1884
    The German Old People's Home Society of Chicago.

    Under the above name on June the 8th this Society has been founded with the purpose of independent action in the erection, maintenance and support of a "German Old People's Home." This institution will be open to any aged person unfit for work of both sexes, to be cared for to the end of their days.

    The existence of this Society finds assurance in the general acceptance of their plan and in the fact that it enjoys already a large membership...

    German
    II D 5