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Author Ramey, Jessie B.
Title Child care in black and white [electronic resource] : working parents and the history of orphanages / Jessie B. Ramey.
Publication Info. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xii, 271 p. : ill.
Series Working class in American history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-259) and index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Orphanages -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- History.
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- History.
Working poor -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- History.
Poor women -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- History.
Race discrimination -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- History.
Race relations -- History.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780252036903 (hardback alk. paper)
0252036905 (hardback alk. paper)
9780252094422 (e-book)
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