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    from Britain was riding a train towards Chicago Upon arriving at the station he was comparing the American rates with the Russian rates and Great Britain rates The cost of working is more in America than in Russia and the trains are twice as fast but that is not enough to set off against the enormous differences in fares It is absurd to compare the America s Health Threat The Industrial Revolution Date s 1914 Location Elkhart Indiana Tag s Farm Labor Health Pollution In 1914 Stephen Graham a traveler from Britain was tramping along the border of Northern Ohio and Southern Michigan from Toledo to Angola Indiana He was entering the West where fields were wide and square and roads were straight and flat One evening he stopped and took a rest at a farm where he noticed that there was no labor but just the family working in the field He noted in his journal With poor immigrants to America Date s 1914 Location New York New York Tag s European immigrants America in 19th Century Immigrants In 1914 Stephen Graham an European wrote a book describing his first journey in the United States and why he was so impressed First he wrote about why he came to U S I came to America to see men and women and not simply bricks and mortar to understand a national life rather than to moan over sooty cities and industrial wildernesses Hundreds of thousands of healthy Europeans passed annually How the United States Differentiated Itself From England Date s 1914 Location New York New York Tag s Differences Immigrants What were people truly gaining from venturing to America This is what many like the writer below quested to experience and understand Stephen Graham a British traveller walked about New

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    signed the state s ordinance of secession before the time of America s civil war James Sheffield along with his son who was a probate judge at the time had long believed Andrew was insane and one day in 1890 when the opportunity presented itself Financial Problems for Mental Hospitals Date s 1919 to October 1920 Location Tag s financial mental health bryce hospital In 1840 female activist Dorothea Dix

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    After Dr William W Godding the 2nd superintendent of Saint Elizabeth s Hospital in Washington DC witnessed the autopsy of Charles Guiteau his viewpoint on the pathology of the insane was solidified and therefore resulted in the drastic alteration of the mission practices and clinical direction of Saint Elizabeth s The hospital was established by an act of Congress in 1852 and opened Financial Problems for Mental Hospitals Date s 1919 to October 1920 Location Tuscaloosa Alabama Tag s financial mental health bryce hospital In 1840 female activist Dorothea Dix set out on a misson to create more mental health hospitals for the mentally ill During this time in America there were only 8 hospitals for the mentally ill but Dorothea fought for the creation of at least 32 so the people who have been injustly imprisioned for mental health reasons may be transferred from jail to the hospital instead Bryce Hospital a hospital Life in a 19th Century Insane Asylum Date s 1910 to March 5 1920 Location Tuscaloosa Alabama Tag s mental health madness bryce hospital Andrew Moore Sheffield was a woman born with a man s name Her father James Sheffield was a former slaveholder and one

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    a 19th Century Insane Asylum Date s 1910 to March 5 1920 Location Tuscaloosa Alabama Tag s mental health madness bryce hospital Andrew Moore Sheffield was a woman born with a man s name Her father James Sheffield was a former slaveholder and one of the Alabamian men who signed the state s ordinance of secession before the time of America s civil war James Sheffield along with his son

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    there were only 8 hospitals for the mentally ill but Dorothea fought for the creation of at least 32 so the people who have been injustly imprisioned for mental health reasons may be transferred from jail to the hospital instead Bryce Hospital a hospital Life in a 19th Century Insane Asylum Date s 1910 to March 5 1920 Location Tuscaloosa Alabama Tag s mental health madness bryce hospital Andrew Moore

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    to many Lebanese leaving Lebanon for America Many found sanctuary in Birmingham Alabama Feiza Mickwee came to Birmingham in 1910 and her and her family found religious freedom at St Elias Maronite Catholic Church The church was not only a place for worship but it became the Lebanese community center Feiza reflected that her family would be at the church almost every day either for religious reasons or for picnics and so forth We loved the church Feiza stated and It was a place were we could be Lebanese and Christian without being scared Also the church was a friendly place for young people They would host parties dances and even cooking classes Feiza remembered this was very helpful to get used to the transition from the homeland to America Mary C Waters and Tomas R Jimenez of Harvard University have looked into the way immigrant church communities helped assimilate the new immigrants into American culture They found these communities were extremely successful with assimilating their new members but also they helped preserve their former lifestyles from the homeland To these two scholars churches were the best way for immigrants to get a sense of home while at the same

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    They wanted to assure readers that they were being operated as a 100 American concern and that the overseers of that operation were all native Fun Times During the 1918 Spanish Flu Epidemic Date s October 21 1918 Location Tag s influenza Medicine Health On October 21 1918 Birmingham News staff writer Henry Vance told his readers i t is much better to be interned than interred The Spanish influenza had reached Birmingham and officials had advised citizens to stay inside to avoid infection Each day Vance featured a new game idea suitable for families to play while they remained indoors In number six of a series called Indoor Sports For Flu Ravages Families in Birmingham Date s October 20 1918 Location Tag s Medicine Health influenza Ms Lucy Dickinson writing for the Birmingham News in October 1918 sent out an urgent plea to the city for a foster mother An infant had been brought to the Children s Hospital by neighbors who had been caring for him The baby s parents were victims of the epidemic Spanish influenza and were being treated at the local infirmary Dickinson explained that the two big hearted fellows who A Move to America for Religious Freedom Date s 1910 to 1935 Location Tag s Lebanese Immigration During the early 20th century Lebanon was facing extreme religious persecution At that time half of the Lebanese community in Lebanon were Christians The Turks persecuted these Christian horrifically even gathering several into churches and then setting the church on fire They would also cut the Christians hands off just because they were not Muslim This led to many Lebanese leaving African American Pastors Develop the Black Temperance Movement Date s August 14 1910 Location Tag s Church Religious Activity Temperance Movement Prohibition african americans Race Relations

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    in Lebanon were Christians The Turks persecuted these Christian horrifically even gathering several into churches and then setting the church on fire They would also cut the Christians hands off just because they were not Muslim This led to many Lebanese leaving From Peddlers to Grocers A look into Lebanese Immigration Date s 1890 to 1914 Location JEFFERSON Alabama Tag s Immigration Lebanese In the late 19th and early 20th

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