AuthorCrenson, Matthew A., 1943-
TitleBuilding the invisible orphanage : a prehistory of the American welfare system / Matthew A. Crenson.
PublishedCambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998.
Descriptionxii, 383 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN0-674-46591-1 (alk. paper)
General NoteIncludes material on Samuel Wolfenstein and the Jewish Orphan Asylum of Cleveland.
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 333-374) and index.
SubjectsChild welfare -- United States -- History.
Jewish Orphan Asylum (Cleveland, Ohio).
Orphanages -- United States -- History.
Public welfare -- United States -- History.
United States -- Social policy.
Welfare state.
LC Card Number98-26789
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: HV 91 C915
mq132411: LC class, closed stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 72849]