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Housing

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = PJM

Found in 246 Collections and/or Records:

19.49 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, March 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/18
Scope and Contents 'This boy has an IQ of 70. Father, a farm worker, assaulted his wife - it was said she was to blame as she would not give him enough to eat. Housing: condemned two roomed house. Children fairly clean but have impetigo.'
Relatives in survey: siblings 19.1, 19.50, 19.51
Dates: Other: March 1946

19.55 Female, Married, 15-24 yrs, Psychopathic personality, Dull and backward, December 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/18
Scope and Contents 'This woman was at an approved school. She is said to be promiscuous with Italians; is "a mass of sores". Dr thinks she is decent however. Housing: dirty, harmonious.'
Relatives in survey: brother 19.63, husband 19.47
Dates: Other: December 1945

19.56 Female, Single, 45-54 yrs, Low grade mental defective, December 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/18
Scope and Contents 'This woman is a low grade mental defective, has never been able to work, just lives at home. She is looked after by two unmarried sisters. Parents dead. No PA. Decent people, clean house, not overcrowded, harmonious.'
Dates: Other: December 1945

19.64 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Maladjusted child, March 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/18
Scope and Contents 'This boy had an IQ of 81. Is a bad lad, swears and makes a disturbance in the bus, has had the police after him. Another brother is Ok but slow. Father a ploughman. [Female informant] says this boy is a dirty lump. He usually boards in the town during the week and comes home for the weekend. He and his siblings were most unsociable at school, never mixed with the other children, just stood apart. [Female teacher] says he is highly strung and nervous, excitable, always getting into trouble, but...
Dates: Other: March 1946

19.72 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Maladjusted child, July 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/18
Scope and Contents 'Referred to CGC because he is much retarded in reading and spelling, confused between sound and name of letter. His spelling is nonsense. Of average intelligence showing a disability in reading and spelling, no evidence of neurotic traits. this is purely educational difficulty. Recommendation: Recall for educational therapy. Father, cheese maker, good health. Mother, good health, has a bit of a temper, but fairly easy going. The house has a room and a kitchen. He has his own bed and shares his...
Dates: Other: July 1947

20.14 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, November 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/19
Scope and Contents 'This girl is dull. Illegitimate. Housing filthy and overcrowded. Nurse - doesn't know how she escaped certification. The children used to steal food from the neighbouring houses. RC famiy. Dr confirms that the whole family is sub-mental. The daughters are always on the roads after men, stole and were immoral.'
Relatives in survey: Mother 20.10 father 20.9 siblings 20.16, 20.12, 20.11, 20.13
Dates: Other: November 1946

20.23 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, November 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/19
Scope and Contents 'IQ 73. Was a farm worker but quarrelled with his boss and went into forestry. Has just been called up as a result. Good clean home, not overcrowded. [male teacher] says they were all difficult at school, impudent and bad-mannered. Inspector says he is easily led, was a bit wild, dances, drinking etc. no harm in him, cries when taken to task by the Inspector.'
Dates: Other: November 1946

20.29 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, October 1944

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/19
Scope and Contents 'This girl has a harelip and is very slow and dull. She cannot read or write but can knit. In Special Class. Father was a vanman, was discharged from the army, now a tractor driver, a bit simple. Home clean, 2 rooms for 2 adults and 4 children. Family life thought to be happy. No delinquency or consanguinity known. No immorality. Seen by PSW - children are not well looked after; mother inclinded to go off and lose interest, went away and left them. Father quite intelligent but...
Dates: Other: October 1944

20.33 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Maladjusted child, November 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/19
Scope and Contents '[Female teacher] thought this boy was going to be defective but he turned out to be quite bright. A queer, moody, aggravating child - would take difficult turns, often before he was ill. Used to giggle and laugh for no reason. Had a defeatist attitude. Could be difficult. Father a shepherd, mother in her late 30's, had an illegitimate daughter before marriage, very clever girl. Very good home conditions, clean, not overcrowded, harmonious. PC - all pretty dull but nothing wrong with them....
Dates: Other: November 1946

20.40 Female, Married, 35-44 yrs, Manic depressive, November 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/19
Scope and Contents 'Said to have been in CR. A queer character, raves and rants, has been known to use her furniture and her privy for firewood. Seen by PSW - makes an impression of abnormality, a loud talker, has continual movements of mouth. Father was alcoholic. Terrible house, filthy, always bickering.'
Relatives in survey: husband 20.39
Dates: Other: November 1946