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The Orphan Trains: Placing out in America

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Publisher Comments:

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:
9780803235977
Subtitle:
Placing Out in America
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Author:
Marilyn Irvin Holt
Author:
Holt, Marilyn Irvin
Subject:
United states
Subject:
General
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Adoption
Subject:
History
Subject:
Orphan trains
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
Foster home care
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Adoption & Fostering
Subject:
Americana-Western States
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-Adoption and Foster Care
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
19920601
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus.
Pages:
264

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Adoption and Foster Care
History and Social Science » Sociology » Children and Family
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
History and Social Science » US History » 19th Century
History and Social Science » US History » General
History and Social Science » World History » General

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