Object Type: Folder
In Folder: Historical content
Records relating to the administration of the Multnomah County Poor Farm. The Poor Farm was originally located in the West Hills of Portland but was relocated to Troutdale, Oregon in 1911. In the late 1950s, the farming operation was discontinued and the facility operated as a nursing home under the name Edgefield Manor. 1868-1911: Hillside Farm, West Hills. 1911-1947: Multnomah County Poor Farm. 1947-late 1950s: Multnomah County Home and Farm. Late 1950s-1964: Edgefield Manor
Series serves primarily as an index to the Edgefield Admissions Register (see series 10). Index cards include resident name, admission date, discharge date, case of death, and occasional personal information. The two volumes (1900-1908)) are indexes to volumes 1 and 2 of the Edgefield Admissions Register and also include recipes for drugs and treatments in the face pages.