Dealing with ‘the destitute and the wretched’: The Protestant House of Industry and Refuge in Nineteenth-Century Montreal

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Title
Dealing with ‘the destitute and the wretched’: The Protestant House of Industry and Refuge in Nineteenth-Century Montreal
Abstract
An examination of the evolving responses of Montreal’s Anglophone elite to poverty and homelessness during the second half of the nineteenth century. The author studies the Montreal Protestant House of Industry and Refuge, a privately managed and privately funded institution, from its opening in 1863 to 1900.
Publication
Journal of the Canadian Historical Association/Revue de la Société historique du Canada
Volume
New Series, Vol. 12
Pages
73-94
Date
2001
Language
en
Citation
Harvey, Janice. “Dealing with ‘the Destitute and the Wretched’: The Protestant House of Industry and Refuge in Nineteenth-Century Montreal.” Journal of the Canadian Historical Association/Revue de la Société historique du Canada New Series, Vol. 12 (2001): 73–94.
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