Laura Pinhey

Independent Writer & Researcher

Location icon United States of America

journalism, education, information technology, history, genealogy, short fiction

Asylum Cemeteries

Earlier this month I wrote on this blog about the U.S. Federal Census Schedule of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes , also known as the DDD. The DDD schedule supplemented the 1880 Federal Census with information about prisoners, orphans, physically ill or injured persons, disabled persons, homeless children, indigent persons, and the mentally ill.

Selected Nonfiction

Indiana Genealogist, Volume 21, Issue 2
Editor's Branch

The introduction to the issue of Indiana Genealogist that I edited.

From deep potholes to deer, make your voice heard

Today, the Courier & Press begins a weekly column from correspondent Laura Pinhey, a freelance writer, professional researcher and former newspaper reporter. Pinhey earned a master's degree in library science from Indiana University and a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Southern Indiana.

'TellCSX' can put you on right track to damage claim

Q: Driving over the railroad tracks at Lynch Road damaged my car's front axle. How do I contact CSX about this? A: Garrick Francis of CSX Corporate Communications suggested you call (877) 835-5279, and he assured me a human being will take your call.

Selected Fiction

Luminous Creatures Press
Monday Featured Story: Wish by Laura Pinhey

They stumble over toys, bags of fertilizer, and charcoal grills. They slip on the dewy grass, muttering "fuck." Jeff stops and nods toward a yard. "Check it out" he says.

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