Includes bibliographical references (p. -259) and index.
Institutionalizing orphans : the founding and managing women -- Raising orphans : the child care dilemma of families in crisis -- Boarding orphans : working parents' use of orphanages as child care -- Fathering orphans : gender and institutional child care -- Reforming orphans : progressive reformers and staff in the development of child care organizations -- Segregating orphans : the Home for Colored Children -- Conclusion : contesting orphans.
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