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The Orphan Trains: Placing out in America
Marilyn Irvin Holt
Synopses & Reviews
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.
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