08 October 2015

On This Day: Musician sends sons to House of Refuge

Professor Emil Aust, a musician, applied to Judges Livingston and Patterson to have his two sons sent to the House of Refuge in Philadelphia On This Day in 1880. Aust alleged that his sons were incorrigible.


Lancaster Daily Intelligencer. (Lancaster, PA), 8 October 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  

On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.

© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.