xiv, 335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Subaltern worlds in antebellum New York The white republic and "workfare" : Blackwell's island Not white, but worthy : maternalists and the "pious poor" of the colored home The color of juvenile justice : the New York House of Refuge Celtic sisters, Saxon keepers : class, whiteness, and the women of the Hopper home Black voluntarism and American identities : the Howard Orphanage and Industrial School.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-324) and index.