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Author Ramey, Jessie B.
Title Child care in black and white : working parents and the history of orphanages / Jessie B. Ramey.
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  HV995.P6 R36 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xii, 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series The working class in American history
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.
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.
ISBN 9780252036903 (hardback : alk. paper)
0252036905 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC number 756767623