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Established in the 1890s, the Western House of Refuge at Albion was intended to rehabilitate young women who failed to adhere to gender norms. Upon hiring Mrs. Flora Daniels of Buffalo in 1915, the new matron's progressive mentality created a rift between members of the Board of Managers.

Publication Date

11-25-2017

Volume

3

Issue

48

Publisher

County of Orleans

City

Albion

Keywords

Orleans County, Women's History, Village of Albion, Town of Albion, Western House of Refuge

Disciplines

Public History | United States History

House of Refuge Was Center of Social Reform for Delinquent Women

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