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Deserving Mothers: Day Care as Welfare

Elizabeth Rose

in A Mother's Job: The History of Day Care, 1890–1960

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111125
eISBN:
9780199854295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111125.003.0004
Subject:
History, Family History

The case of Leah Nadel is a good example for showing some of the ways the day nurseries operated as a charity during the 1910s and 1920s. Even though she received charity from day nurseries, Leah ... More


Using Day Nurseries

Elizabeth Rose

in A Mother's Job: The History of Day Care, 1890–1960

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111125
eISBN:
9780199854295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111125.003.0003
Subject:
History, Family History

Initially day care centers, which were called day nurseries during the 1890s, were only popular among jobless mothers. However, even then there were conflicting views about day nurseries: some ... More


Childhood on the Color Line in West Oakland:: Day Nurseries during the Interwar Years

Marta Gutman

in A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226311289
eISBN:
9780226156156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156156.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Sisters of the Holy Family and Northern Federation of California Colored Women’s Clubs answered the demand for childcare by repurposing houses in West Oakland. Welfare officials were wary of any ... More


A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950

Marta Gutman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226311289
eISBN:
9780226156156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156156.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book tells how women repurposed buildings to make California a better place for children. It starts during the Gold Rush in San Francisco and moves to Oakland, after the transcontinental ... More


Harrisson's Return

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

On his return from the Far East in the autumn of 1946 Tom Harrisson energetically set about reinvigorating Mass-Observation, launching new projects, finding new sources of income, and recruiting new ... More


School or Day-Nursery? Patterns of Institutionalization

Ann Taylor Allen

in The Transatlantic Kindergarten: Education and Women's Movements in Germany and the United States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190274412
eISBN:
9780190274443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274412.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, European Modern History

By the 1890s, German and American educators pressured local school authorities to adopt kindergarten classes into public-school systems.The very different outcomes of these campaigns were influenced ... More


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