NEWS ARTICLES FROM COUNTY POOR FARMS OF THE PAST
June 16 2020
Meade County news. (Meade, Kan.) November 27, 1913, Im
Image and text provided by Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, KS
Ninety Kansas counties have no insane inmates in county poor farms. .
Ninety Kansas counties have no children inmates
Sixty-one Kansas counties have no feeble-minded inmates.
Thirty-three Kansas counties have no other pauper inmates.
Twenty-nine Kansas counties have no inmates in county poor
There are . twenty-two
counties Barber, Clark, Co
manche, Edwards, Gove, Grant,
Gray, Graham, Haskell, Kearney,
Kiowa, Logan, Morton, Russell,
Scott, Sew”ard, Stanton, Stevens,
Thomas, Wallace, Wichita and
Greeley-that have no poor farms;
these counties Ness, Treiro.
Meade, Finney, Hodgeman and
Lane have poor farms with no
In the counties which have no
farms there are 36 insane, 146
feeble-minded, 13 children and
617 other paupers on the Kansas
poor farms and in private fam
ilies in the counties having no