Two people stand in front of a large two-story brick building with three chimneys, a large front porch and greenery surrounding the building is in this 4" x 2-5/8" black and white photograph. Other buildings are visible in the background. Written on the photograph is: Cass County-Poor-Farm. Plattsmouth Neb.
Excerpted from: Ninth Biennial Report of the Nebraska State Board of Charities and Correction and State Prison Board Report for Biennium Closing November 30, 1918 (Lincoln: Nebraska State Board of Charities and Correction, 1918), p.23
The main building contained 14 rooms, halls, pantry, clothes closets, two bath rooms and toilets and had electricity and an air pressure water system. The heating plant was housed in a separate building. "Untidy inmates" stayed in a frame cottage.