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Mothers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

42.3 Female, Married, 35-44 yrs, High grade mental defective, November 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/39
Scope and Contents "This woman is a dirty trollop, a bad mother, lazy, takes no interest in her children."
Relatives in survey: son 42.4
Dates: Other: November 1946

12.40 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, February 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/11
Scope and Contents "This girl had an IQ of 78. She is not just at home, when her mother goes to the pub she hangs about in the street, is always after soldiers, has an awful weak face."
Relatives in survey: 12.41, Father 12.60, mother 12.59
Dates: Other: February 1946

14.10 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/13
Scope and Contents "Very slow and retarded but a nice boy. Not much encouragement to learn at home. Only child, mother always cuddling and petting him. She takes him out to dances till 2 a.m. Dr. confirms that these are backward People. Dirty house, very poor, not overcrowded."
Relatives in survey: Mother 14.9
Dates: Other: September 1946

14.18 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/13
Scope and Contents "This child is slow, does not seem to take things in. Mother a peculiar type, the children don't seem to matter to her; they don't have dinner. Both have skin eruptions - teacher thinks owing to lack of nourishing food. Under 30. Father a farm worker. Childern are very clean and tidy and well dressed. Incomers Nurse confirms. The house is fairly clean, but the mother is more interested in the children's clothes than their health."
Relatives in survey: siblings 14.20
Dates: Other: September 1946

14.19 Female, Married, 25-34 yrs, Dull and backward, October 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/13
Scope and Contents "Said to be a peculiar type, the children don't seem to matter to her. They are the only children who don't have dinner in school. Both are delicate looking, with sores. They baby has eczema in its head. They are clean and well dressed however - Nurse says she is more interested in the children's clothing than in their health."
Relatives in survey: 14.8, 14.20
Dates: Other: October 1946

16.75 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Idiocy, January 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "This lad is an imbecile or worse - blind, cannot dress or feed himself, should be in an institution but his mother will not part with him. Father a farm manager, a bit of a scamp. Mother 40-50, looks delicate. There have been a lot of miscarriages, no other children. Good home. From Nurse. No public assistance. Parents are first cousins. Condemned house. 3 rooms."
Relatives in survey: brother 16.74
Dates: Other: January 1947

16.76 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, February 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "[Male informant] says this girl is very defective - high grade he thinks. Can't do anything. Father, a farm worker. Mother, 50+, fat and careless, never bothered. Have just come, not known to anybody else. No public assistance. Dr. says she looks very dull. IQ76. Siblings: Sister, a servant girl, very dull. Dull family, a lousy lot, always being excluded."
Dates: Other: February 1947

17.11 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/16
Scope and Contents "This child is "very behind". Mother a bad lot."
Relatives in survey: mother 17.8, siblings 17.12, 17.10
Dates: Other: September 1946

17.12 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/16
Scope and Contents "IQ 74, dull. Nice natured girl but being ruined by her mother."
Relatives in survey: mother 17.8, siblings 17.10, 17.11
Dates: Other: September 1946

17.42 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, September 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/16
Scope and Contents "IQ 70 was the oldest boy in the school but was in the Infants. Illegitimate. Clean and well turned out - mother thought the world of him. Now returned to [area]."
Dates: September 1947