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ERIC Number: EJ303546
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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From Widowhood to Wickedness: The Politics of Class and Gender in New York City Private Charity, 1799-1860.
Gilman, Amy
History of Education Quarterly, v24 n1 p59-74 Spr 1984
Vast changes took place in urban benevolence toward poor females in the first half of the nineteenth century. Agencies started by upper-class women as private organizations to support needy women became agencies run by salaried, professional, male charity workers whose job it was to train and discipline poor females. (RM)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)