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2013, Markets and governments in economic history, ISBN 0226924106, xx, 268
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... 
Charleston Orphan House History | Orphanages | History | social and cultural history | Charleston | Charleston Orphan House | South Carolina
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2013, Markets and governments in economic history, ISBN 9780226924090
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2013, Markets and governments in economic history, ISBN 9780226924090
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2013, Markets and governments in economic history, ISBN 9780226924090
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2013, Markets and governments in economic history, ISBN 9780226924090
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01/2013, ISBN 9780226924090
Based on the ordinance by the City Council, the organizational structure of the Charleston Orphan House required commissioners to be at the top and ladies to... 
Charleston | commissioners | Charleston Orphan House | children | white poor | orphanage | daily life | organizational structure | families | social and cultural history | officers
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Journal of Interdisciplinary History, ISSN 0022-1953, 4/2003, Volume 33, Issue 4, pp. 519 - 545
The circumstances of children upon leaving the Charleston Orphan House were strongly influenced by their circumstances upon arriving. Most of these children... 
Houses | Orphans | Mortality | Parents | Adults | Children | Apprenticeships | Mothers | Literacy | Length of stay | Articles | Charleston | Charleston Orphan House | History | 1775-1865 | South Carolina | APPRENTICESHIP | MONTREAL | LITERACY | SUBSTITUTE CARE | HISTORY | Behavior | Social aspects | Orphanages
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1806, Early American imprints, Volume no. 10119., 15
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Journal of the Early Republic, ISSN 0275-1275, 10/2012, Volume 32, Issue 3, pp. 463 - 492
[...]the body of historical writing on American families has been skewed toward those who formed so much of the documentary record, and away from those... 
Widowed status | Stepmothers | Foster children | Poverty | Orphans | Husbands | Child rearing | Children | Mothers | Child care | Charleston | Charleston (S.C.) | Poor women | Foster mothers | History | 19th century | 1775-1865 | South Carolina | Social conditions | HISTORY | Mother and child | Foster parents | Analysis | Motherhood | Social aspects | Methods | Women | Pain | Womens health | Historians | Families & family life | Families | Children & youth
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01/2013, ISBN 9780226924090
A child may eventually leave the Charleston Orphan House for one reason or another. In some cases, children returned to their birth families. In other cases,... 
Charleston Orphan House | adoption | apprenticeship | children | runaways | adoptees | orphanage | families | orphans | social and cultural history
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01/2013, ISBN 9780226924090
The Charleston Orphan House became an attractive destination not only for full orphans, but also for half orphans and other children who could not be raised by... 
commissioners | Charleston Orphan House | children | orphanage | admissions | orphans | families | social and cultural history | foster mothers | widows | parents
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01/2013, ISBN 9780226924090
Prior to the establishment of the Charleston Orphan House, orphaned and destitute children in the city of Charleston in South Carolina were supported through... 
Charleston | Charleston Orphan House | poor families | children | orphanage | City Council | orphans | parishes | social and cultural history | South Carolina | Board of Commissioners
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01/2013, ISBN 9780226924090
The most common outcome for children in the Charleston Orphan House was apprenticeship. During the antebellum period, the orphanage sent approximately 1,100... 
labor market | Charleston | Charleston Orphan House | apprenticeship | children | orphanage | masters | economy | apprentices | social and cultural history
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