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They took a census of the floating unemployed on the East Side, which covered the homeless men. In the Municipal Lodging House, in the missions and shelters, in flop-houses and speakeasies where a man can stay all night, sleeping on sawdust, if he buys a drink, they took a census.  >>more...>>

Title:     School for Bums
Author:    Vorse, Mary Heaton
Date:     April 29, 1931

Type:     Article

Listed Under:
Economic Conditions
New York City

Notes:     Originally published in The New Republic (April 29, 1931).