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Orphan Trains: Placing Out in America

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These presentations, based on Dorothea Petrie's meeting with a man who had been placedout in Dysart, Iowa, in 1894, gave to a large general audience one story of the placing-out system.

About the Author

Marilyn Irvin Holt, former director of publications at the Kansas State Historical Society; is a freelance editor, writer, and researcher and teaches historical editing at the University of Kansas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803272651
Subtitle:
Placing Out in America
Author:
Holt, Marilyn Irvin
Publisher:
Bison Books
Location:
Lincoln ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Foster home care
Subject:
Adoption
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
Orphan trains
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Adoption & Fostering
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-Adoption and Foster Care
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
1941-2F
Publication Date:
19940201
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus.
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.7 lb

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