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OF THE

STATE BOARD OF CHARITIES

FOR THE YEAR 1901.

IN TWO VOLUMES,

WITH STATISTICAL APPENDIX TO VOLUME ONE BOUND SEPARATELY.

VOLUME ONE.

WITH STATISTICAL APPENDIX BOUND SEPARATELY.

TRANSMITTED TO THE LEGISLATURE MARCH 17, 1902.

ALBANY
J. B. LYON COMPANY, STATE PRINTERS

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No. 30.

IN SENATE,

MARCH 17, 1902.

THIRTY FIFTH ANNUAL REPORT

OF THE

STATE BOARD OF CHARITIES.

STATE OF NEW YORK:
OFFICE OF THE STATE Board OF CHARITIES,

THE CAPITOL, ALBANY, March 17, 1902.

To the Hon. TIMOTHY L. WOODRUFF,

Lieutenant-Governor and President of the Senate: Sir—By direction of the Board, I have the honor herewith to transmit to the Legislature the thirty-fifth annual report of the State Board of Charities.

Yours very respectfully,

WILLIAM R. STEWART,

President.

OF THE
STATE BOARD OF CHARITIES

1902.

MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, BY AND WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE.

DISTRICTS.

Names and addresses.

Date of appointment.

First Judicial..

William R. Stewart, Presi- May 31, 1882 (New York county)

dent,
31 Nassau street,

New York city.
New York county .............. Mrs. Beekman de Peyster, | October 4, 1890

101 West 81st street,

New York city. New York county...... Stephen Smith, M. D., "March 29, 1898

640 Madison ave.,

New York city. New York county .......

Michael J. Scaplan,

May 20, 1901 56 Pine street,

New York city. Second Judicial ...::::::::::

Edward H. Litchfielil, January 16, 1893 (Countleg of Richmond, Suffolk, Nas

2 Montague Terrace,
sau, Queens, Kings, Westchester,
Orange, Rockland,' Putnam and Brooklyn, New York city.

Dutchess.)
Kings county .......

John Notman,

Jaduary 17, 1899 136 Joralemon street,

Brooklyn, New York city. Tbird Judicial...

Simon W. Rosendale, March 8, 1899 (Counties of Columbia, Sullivan,

57 State street, Ulster, Greene, Albany, Schoharie, and Rensselaer.)

Albany, N. Y. Fourtb Judicial ...............

Newton Aldrich,

April 3, 1896 (Countles of Warren, Saratoga, Wash

Gouverneur, ington, Essex, Franklin, St. Lawrence, Clinton, Montgomery, Hamil.

St. Lawrence Co., N. Y. ton, Fulton and Schenectady.) Fifth Judicial.................

Dennis McCarthy,

March 8, 1899 (Countles of Onondaga, Onelda. Oswe 219 S. Saliva street, go, Herkimer, Jefferson and Lewis.)

Syracuse, N. Y. Sixth Judicial....

Peter Walrath,

April 7, 1886 (Counties of Otsego, Delaware, Madi.

Chittepango, Bon, Chenango, Broome, Tioga, Che

Madison Co., N. Y. mung. Tompkins, Cortland and

Schuyler.)
Seventh Judicial ....

Enoch Vine Stoddard, M.D., January 1, 1894 (Counties of Livingston, Wayne,

Vice-President,
Seneca, Yates, Ontario, Steuben,
Monroe and Cayuga.)

62 State street,

Rochester, N. Y. Eighth Judicial..

William H. Gratwick, April 17, 1901 (bounties of Erie, Chautauqua, Catta

877 Ellicott square, raugus, Orleans, Niagara, Genesee, Allegany and Wyoming.)

Buffalo, N. Y.

OFFICERS, WILLIAM RHINELANDER STEWART...

...PRESIDENT. ENOCA VINE STODDARD, M.D...

CE-PRESIDENT. ROBERT W. HEBBERD..

SECRETARY. BYRIN M. CHILD ............SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE AND ALIEV POOR. WALTER S. UFFORD..... .................SUPERINTENDENT OF INSPECTION.

* Previously a commissioner.

CONTENTS

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Membership of the Board ..........

Attendance at meetings.................

Election of officers........... .....................................

Standing committees of the Board...................

Appropriations to the Board by the Legislature of 1901. ............

Appropriations desired from the Legislature of 1902.

Charitable legislation, 1901............

Amendments to the Poor Law............... ................................

A children's court for the city of New York.............

Amendment to the State Constitution.............

Proposed legislation which failed of enactment.........

Need of further provision by the State for the care of the feeble-minded, the

idiotic and the epileptic..............................................................

Changes in the rules of the Board governing the reception and retention of

inmates of institutions ...............................................................

Statistics of outdoor relief...........................

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Table of, in cities for the year ending September 30, 1900........................

Table of, in cities for the year ending September 30, 1901. ..........

Desirability of collecting and tabulating in accessible form, scientific and other

data with relation to the inmates of the State institutions..

Number and classification of beneficiaries in institutions subject to the visitation

and inspection of the Board October 1, 1901. .........

State institutions .....................................

Private institutions receiving State appropriations. ......................

Should the State Board of Charities manage and control the State cbaritable

and reformatory institutions? .................

Summary of recommendations for legislation........

Appropriations made in 1901 and recommended for 1902..........

Classified expenditures of the State institutions subject to the visitation and

inspection of the State Board of Charities for the fiscal year ending

September 30, 1901.................................................................

Table showing the number of inmates in the State institutions subject to

the visitation and inspection of the State Board of Charities October 1,

1901, arranged with reference to the representation from the several counties

of the State .........

O lue State ......................................................................

State Industrial School, Rochester.........

House of Refuge for Women, Hudson............. ............................

Western House of Refuge for Women, Albion..........

New York State Reformatory for Women, Bedford.............

Society for the Reformation of Juvenile Delinquents in the City of New

York, commonly called “ The House of Refuge," Randall's Island. .........

Syracuse State Institution for Feeble-Minded Children, Syracuse..............

State Custodial Asylum for Feeble-Minded Women, Newark.

Rome State Custodial Asylum, Rome.........

Craig Colony, Sonyea.......

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New York State Soldiers and Sailors' Home, Bath.........

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