The Care of Destitute, Neglected, and Delinquent Children

Paperback | January 12, 2012

byHomer Folks

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1900. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... the children are not immediately associated with adult paupers, a plan which is just a little less objectionable than keeping- both classes in the same building. The statistics on this point in the census of 1900 will be awaited with interest. Contrary to the general opinion, the States in which there were still large numbers of children in almshouses in 1890 are not confined to the south. In fact, as shown by the following table, the sixteen States which are the worst offenders in this regard include ten of the sixteen States which comprised the Union in 1801: Number Of Ch1ldren Between Two And S1xteen Years Of Age 1n Almshouses, To Every 1oo.ooo Of The General Populat1on. 1900. New Hampshire 46 Vermont 27 West Virginia 25 New Jersey 23 Virginia 19 Maine 18 Ohio 17 Rhode Island 16 Massachusetts IS Indiana 15 Kentucky 14 Montana 12 North Carolina 10 Pennsylvania 8 Illinois 8 Tennessee 8 V --PUBLIC SYSTEMS OTHER THAN ALMSHOUSE CARE. The systems adopted in various States for the care of destitute children outside of almshouses may be roughly classified as follows: a. The State school and placing-out system, adopted by Michigan, Wisconsin, Rhode Island, Minnesota, Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Montana, Nevada, and Texas. b. The county children's home system, adopted by Ohio, Connecticut, and Indiana, c. The plan of supporting public charges in private institutions, which prevails in New York, California, Maryland, the District of Columbia, and to some extent in several other States. d. The boarding-out and placing-out system, which is carried on directly by the public authorities in Massachusetts; through a private organization -- the children's aid society -- in Pennsylvania; and has just been undertaken by the State authorities in New Jersey. a. THE STATE PUBLIC SC...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1900. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... the children are not immediately associated with adult paupers, a plan which is just a little less objectionable than keeping- both c...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021757467X

ISBN - 13:9780217574679

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