The Charleston Orphan House : children's lives in the first public orphanage in America (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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The Charleston Orphan House : children's lives in the first public orphanage in America
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The Charleston Orphan House : children's lives in the first public orphanage in America

Author: John E Murray
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Series: Markets and governments in economic history
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first public orphanage in America, the Charleston Orphan House saw to the welfare and education of thousands of children from poor white families in the urban South. From wealthy benefactors to the families who sought its assistance to the artisans and merchants who relied on its charges as apprentices, the Orphan House was a critical component of the city's social fabric. By bringing together white citizens  Read more...
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Genre/Form: e-books
History
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Murray, John E., 1959-
Charleston Orphan House.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John E Murray
ISBN: 9780226924106 0226924106
OCLC Number: 1139868021
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xx, 268 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Charleston --
Orphan house --
Families --
Education --
Sickness --
Leaving --
Apprenticeship --
Transitions --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Markets and governments in economic history
Responsibility: John E. Murray.

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The first public orphanage in America, the Charleston Orphan House saw to the welfare and education of thousands of children from poor white families in the urban South. This book provides an  Read more...

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