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

Jessie B. Ramey

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780252036903

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.5406/illinois/9780252036903.001.0001

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The Working Class in American History

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Child Care in Black and White
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