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Child Care in Black and WhiteWorking Parents and the History of Orphanages

Child Care in Black and White: Working Parents and the History of Orphanages

Jessie B. Ramey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036903
eISBN:
9780252094422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036903.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This innovative study examines the development of institutional child care from 1878 to 1929, based on a comparison of two “sister” orphanages in Pittsburgh: the all-white United Presbyterian ... More

Driven by FearEpidemics and Isolation in San Francisco's House of Pestilence

Driven by Fear: Epidemics and Isolation in San Francisco's House of Pestilence

Guenter B. Risse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039843
eISBN:
9780252097959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039843.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

From the late nineteenth century until the 1920s, authorities instructed San Francisco's Pesthouse to segregate the diseased from the rest of the city. This book places this forgotten institution ... More

Lynching Beyond DixieAmerican Mob Violence Outside the South

Lynching Beyond Dixie: American Mob Violence Outside the South

Michael J. Pfeifer (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037467
eISBN:
9780252094651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037467.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In recent decades, scholars have explored much of the history of mob violence in the American South, especially in the years after Reconstruction. However, the lynching violence that occurred in ... More

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