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Second Home

Orphan Asylums and Poor Families in America

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ISBN 9780674284616

Publication Date: 01/10/1997

297 pages

11 tables

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Growth and Triumph of an Institution
  • 2. The Changing Nature of Orphan Asylums
  • 3. Managers and Funding
  • 4. Through the Asylum Doors
  • 5. Routine, Discipline, and Improvements in Asylum Life
  • 6. Education and Building Character
  • 7. Play, Holidays, and Vacations
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Supplementary Tables
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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