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Indiana Poorhouse

Wallace Kirkland1952

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Dim daylight cast from bare window reveals hat-clad old man sitting patiently on old iron bed as he waits for mealtime at poorhouse in Perry County.

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  • Title: Indiana Poorhouse
  • Date: 1952
  • Location: IN, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Famous Picture, Special Collections, Almshouses, Men, Charities, Us, Poverty, Old People, Indiana, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Wallace Kirkland
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_261600
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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