Give Now

Moment of Indiana History

Posts tagged poverty

April 9, 2012

 

Vigo county poor farm

Early Stitches In The Safety Net

A number of factors brought people to the doors of the poorhouse, including sickness and age, abusive relationships, and the vagaries of agricultural work.

October 5, 2009

 

First Stop, Indiana

Between 1854 and 1929, more than 120,000 New York street kids migrated to 45 states across the country, Indiana foremost among them.

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Moment of Indiana History:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

About Moment of Indiana History

Search Moment of Indiana History

WFIU is on Twitter