AuthorCleveland Workhouse. House of Refuge and Correction.
TitleCleveland Workhouse and House of Refuge and Correction records, 1855-1950 [microform].
Description2 boxes + 24 microfilm reels.
24 rolls of microfilm.
Summary NoteSummary: Correspondence, minutes, registers, time books, daily records, payroll books, invoices, financial statements, cash books, inventories, balance books, medical records, and records relating to the City Infirmary (later Highland View Hospital) and the Division of Outdoor Relief.
Form AvailableSeries I-III of the collection are available only on microfilm. Series IV-VI are available only in original form.
Reproduct. NoteMicrofilm. Cleveland, Ohio : Western Reserve Historical Society, 1982. 24 microfilm reels : positive and negative ; 35 mm
Historical NoteCleveland, Ohio correctional institution for petty offenders. It was established in 1871 and included facilities for adults (Workhouse) and for juveniles (House of Refuge and Correction). By 1907 it moved to a farm colony in the suburb of Warrensville and became known as the Warrensville House of Correction of the City of Cleveland.
Cum. Index NoteRegister available in library.
SubjectsCleveland Workhouse. House of Refuge and Correction.
Correctional institutions -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
Crime -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
Criminals -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
Rehabilitation of criminals -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
Workhouses -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
OrganizationsHighland View Hospital.
Cleveland (Ohio). Division of Outdoor Relief.
Warrensville House of Correction of the City of Cleveland.
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: Microfilm (Cab. 40:7)
mq205038: Positive microfilm, microform room: MS. 3681. [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 132644]