Boston's Wayward Children: Social Services for Homeless Children, 1830-1930

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Acronyms and Abbreviations
AJC Associated Jewish Charities of Boston
BAIB Boston Asylum for Indigent Boys
BCAS Boston Children's Aid Society
BCFS Boston Children's Friend Society
BFA Boston Female Asylum
BJCBoston Juvenile Court
BPA Boston Provident Association
BSCG Boston Society for the Care of Girls
BSPP Boston Society for the Prevention of Pauperism
CBCC Children's Bureau Case Committee of the FJC
CM Children's Mission to the Children of the Destitute
FJC Federated Jewish Charities
GDSC General District Service Committee of the FJC
HAG House of the Angel Guardian
HDCC Home for Destitute Catholic Children
HGS House of the Good Shepherd
HIC Home for Italian Children
HJCHome for Jewish Children
JBF Judge Baker Foundation, later Judge Baker Guidance Center
Lancaster State Industrial School for Girls at Lancaster
Lyman State Reform School for Boys at Westborough, later Lyman School for Boys
MSPCC Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Monson State Primary School at Monson
NDBNational Desertion Bureau
NEHLW New England Home for Little Wanderers
Shirley State Industrial School for Boys at Shirley
NCJW National Council of Jewish Women
NCCCNational Conference of Charities and Corrections
NCSWNational Conference of Social Work
UHBA United Hebrew Benevolent Association

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 3
  • Contents 5
  • Acknowledgments 7
  • Acronyms and Abbreviations 9
  • Introduction 13
  • 1 - Boston Protestant Charity for Children 24
  • 2 - Boston Catholic Charity for Children 63
  • 3 - Wayward Girls in Boston 105
  • 4 - Separate but Unequal: Black, Jewish, and Italian Child-Saving 137
  • 5 - The Boston Juvenile Court and Clinic 197
  • Epilogue 247
  • Notes 255
  • Select Bibliography 303
  • Index 321
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