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Housing, Rural

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

20.24 Male, Married, 45-54 yrs, Dull and backward, Stammering, November 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/19
Scope and Contents 'This man is harmless, subnormal, not a successful farmer. Parents dead, mother was said to be not right mentally. Married, wife a very nice woman, now dying. No children. Excellent housing conditions. Inspector - very soft, a poor farmer, will be put out before long. A great, harmless, ape-shaped fellow. Nurse confirms - he also has a cleft palate and is a bad speaker. Dr says the whole family is queer. 3 siblings, brother a farmer is narrow and severe.'
Dates: Other: November 1946

20.27 Female, Single, 55-64 yrs, Undiagnosed, Physical illness or invalidism, November 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/19
Scope and Contents '[Male informant] says this woman has all the troubles of the day, very hypochondrial, symptoms for many years. Morbid and introspective. Nurse confirms that she is peculiar. Can do her household duties. House clean, not overcrowded. Lives with her brother, an agricultural worker. Dr - introspective, very narrow. Has cataract, kindly.'
Dates: Other: November 1946

20.67 Female, Single, 35-44 yrs, High grade mental defective, November 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/19
Scope and Contents 'This woman is queer, you only have to look at her to realise that she is mental. Harmless, cannot do anything. Clean house, very remote.'
Relatives in survey: 20.68
Dates: Other: November 1946

22.11 Female, Married, 25-34 yrs, Schizophrenia, January 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/21
Scope and Contents 'This woman has periodic outbreaks when she is really mental. She gets forgetful, forgets what she has gone to the shops for, forgets to come back. Has had some difficult pregnancies. Rough farmhouse, not very clean, not overcrowded. Bad outlook, some rows. [Female informant] - always going into rages about nothing - someone might do something to her children. You might meet her fifty times and she will not look at you, then she would start talking and you wouldn't be able to get rid of her....
Dates: Other: January 1946

22.44 Male, Married, 55-64 yrs, Involutional melancholia, March 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/21
Scope and Contents 'This man is not quite normal, very shy, always agrees with you. He is a farmer, has a good farm. Good farm house, clean. [Female informant] says this is a particularly nice man. [Male informant] says this man is very sensible but very quiet.'
Relatives in survey: Wife 22.45
Dates: Other: March 1946

22.51 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Psychopathic personality, October 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/21
Scope and Contents 'This lad was "wild and woolly" at school, but was reasonable. Not much trouble, good at some subjects, not defective. Stole apples. Now working on father's farm. PC - not very bright. This family "take wee bits of things that don't just belong to them". Difficult family, sullen and dour. Has been in trouble for stealing from a camp.'
Relatives in survey: mother 22.11
Dates: Other: October 1946

24.58 Male, Married, 55-64 yrs, Alcoholism, July 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/23
Scope and Contents 'An alcoholic, very excitable and insulting when drunk, can be violent. Farm tenant. Parents dead. Wife very capable. No children. Nurse confirms: He is awful when drunk, a lunatic. Put his stick through the bus window when in a drunken rage. Clean house.'
Dates: Other: July 1947

24.66 Male, Single, 25-34 yrs, Alcoholism, July 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/23
Scope and Contents 'PC says this man is an alcoholic, is a nuisance when drunk. Illegitimate. Works on a farm and lives in.'
Relatives in survey: Siblings 24.67, 24.68, 24.69, 24.70, 24.72, 24.73 Mother 24.71
Dates: Other: July 1947

25.38 Male, Married, 45-54 yrs, Senile and Arterio-sclerotic psychoses, August 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/24
Scope and Contents 'This man was in CRI with melancholia, duration 3 months. Also suffered from varicose veins and ulcers and from arteriosclerosis. He is still a bit queer, might go wrong at any time, a little bit of extra worry would upset him. Good farm house, clean and prosperous. Very decent clean living people.'
Dates: Other: August 1945

25.44 Female, Married, 45-54 yrs, Dull and backward, June 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/24
Scope and Contents "This woman is a simple soul and looks it. She is "a pure slave", very hard worked, is a dairywoman. She must be simple or she would never put up with so much work. They live in one room with a wooden partition. Fairly clean. Family relationships harmonious except when husband comes home drunk and gives her a nailing."
Relatives in survey: Son 25.45
Dates: Other: June 1945