Wisconsin State Institutions
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[Orphans' Home Website]
- Transcriptions of orphan, adoptee, and foster children listings in orphanages, homes, and poorhouses from US
and Canadian censuses.
[Sparta Boys Home]
- Monroe County WI - may also be referred to as State Public School at Sparta, Wisconsin Child Center,
State of Wisconsin - School for Dependent Children, Home for Dependent Children, Indian School, Winnebago Indian School,
The Tuberculosis Sanitorium, or other general references such as a sanatiorium or orphanage.
[TB Sanatoriums 1919] -
Many of these early public facilities were staffed and additionally funded by religious institutions or other benevolent organizations.
[The Poorhouse Story]
- County Poorhouses dotted the United States throughout most of the 1800s.
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