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Municipal Lodging Houses

During the second half of the nineteenth century, shelter for the homeless in such cities as New York, Chicago, and Boston was a jumble of makeshift arrangements: evangelical missions, professional charity lodges, seamen's “snug harbors,” and, above all, police stations. The ...

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