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Searching for Their Real Home: Dependent Black Children in Indianapolis, 1910-1940
Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History
  • John D. Ramsbottom, Butler University
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Article
Publication Date
7-1-2015
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http://www.indianahistory.org/our-services/books-publications/magazines/em-traces-em
Abstract
Concerns about the future for young people, reflected in contemporary headlines, were equally prominent in Indianapolis a hundred years ago. Then, as now, children whose parents neglected or abandoned them posed a special problem. In the midst of rapid social change that seemed to threaten traditional family stability, a small corps of professionals and volunteers worked to provide a nurturing environment.
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Citation Information
John D. Ramsbottom. "Searching for Their Real Home: Dependent Black Children in Indianapolis, 1910-1940" Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History Vol. 27 Iss. 3 (2015) p. 34 - 43
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