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Mothers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

16.153 Female, Married, 35-44 yrs, Hysteria, February 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "This woman is said to be flighty and hsyterical. She was a children's nurse before she was married, pampers and spoils her own children, always keeping them off school. Clean house, not overcrowded. Dr confirms. Nurse confirms. Husband dull and lazy."
Relatives in survey: husband 16.147, children 16.148, 16.149
Dates: Other: February 1947

28.108 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, Chorea, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "IQ 78, also has chorea. She and her brother are wild children, always getting into trouble. Unsatisfactory family. Seldom at school. Scabies. Mother must be soft, keeps a filthy house, no vices, has had several illegitimate children. 3 rooms for 6, filthy, inharmonious."
Relatives in survey: Siblings 28.109, 28.87
Dates: Other: September 1946

28.134 Male, Single, 45-54 yrs, Psychopathic personality, October 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "Used to be an Insurance Agent, but was no good and lost his job, now working in an office but never at work. Always complaining of something. Says his teacher ruptured his eardrum when she pulled the lobe of his ear when he was 7. Had some shingle spots on his chest 3 months and has been off work ever since. Is a cranky, spoilt boy, his mother ruined him. PAO: Queer crowd, he thinks they are sick of the sight of each other. House fairly clean, not overcrowded. LE: Has never settled at...
Dates: Other: October 1946

28.155 Female, Married, 35-44 yrs, Dull and backward, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "This woman and her children are always filthy. She is a gay spark, had a child to a soldier. Condemned house, no sanitation. [Male informant] confirms that this is a horrible, dirty, useless woman, soft, something wanting. Known to RSSPCC. Children now live with grandmother who feeds them but does not keep them very clean. Dr - was very good at first, then gradually went downhill, couldn't cope. Worse when her husband was away. He thinks she is quite decent but a bad mother."Relatives in...
Dates: Other: September 1946

28.202 Female, Married, 25-34 yrs, Suspected psychiatric illness, October 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "Having her 12th child, several are dull. Three roomed house but one room is unusable - they only used the kitchen and an attic. Filthy. PAO OK mentally. Husband has a good job. "All behave and have behaved very well and during the last year their attendance has improved beyond measure. They certainly have a neglected air, but it is a negative neglect - the neglect of a mother who, as in the nursery rhyme, has so many children she scarcely knows what to do"."
Dates: Other: October 1946

Female resident, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 14 May 1963

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/3/1
Scope and Contents INTVER includes a brief description of the interior decoration which includes lots of artificial flowers and fruits. The summary consists mainly of anecdotes about life in Lapicide Place, Leith. INTVEE was told it was riddled with bugs when she first moved in but thought the younger women had cleaner houses because of labour saving devices but the older women thought the opposite because they would scrub the stair instead of just mopping it. She has a number of friends who she drinks tea with,...
Dates: Other: 14 May 1963