Fig. 45. The Nams
The Nams are a set of feeble-minded folk living in the northern part of New York state. They are characterized by illegitimacy, prostitution, consanguinity and feeble-mindedness. They number about two thousand persons, practically none of whom has become socially adequate. The majority of the family is still reproducing it own kind of dysgenic folk. The charts show pictures of the folk and their homes and general habitat. A. H. Estabrook, Eugenics Record Office.
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