2:00PM - 3:00PM
Poorhouses in America and the Evolution of Rancho Los Amigos, Downey, CA
Learn about the poorhouse era (1830-1930), the history behind them, what they were like, and strategies on finding records. Finally, take a look at our local poorhouse, the Los Angeles County Poor Farm, now known as Rancho Los Amigos in Downey, CA.
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Methodology and or Research Strategies, Preservation, Record Types
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity