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Erie County Poor House Ledgers, Volume 9. Hospital Register of the Erie County Alms House, October 1, 1854 – Oct


Name, age, nativity, habits (temperate, intemperate), occupation, disease, time under treatment in days, stage of disease when admitted, date…

Souvenir of the Pan-American Exposition Negro Exhibit


Official publications of the Pan-American Exposition of 1901 describe only two sideshow-esque displays on people of African descent, "The Old…

Erie County Poor House Ledgers, Volume 11.
[Consent of Autopsy, Erie County Hospital, January 9, 1898 - Dec 1903; September 2, 1910 - June 15, 1919]


Statements signed by the nearest living relative or friend of the deceased giving consent to perform an autopsy. Includes date, name of consenter,…