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Guide to the Brooklyn charitable organizations for children publications 1985.106

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Creator: Asacog Club (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Creator: Bay Ridge Day Nursery (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Creator: Big Brother Movement (New York, N.Y.).
Creator: Brooklyn Home for Children.
Creator: Brooklyn Howard Colored Orphan Asylum Society.
Creator: Brooklyn Industrial School Association and Home for Destitute Children.
Creator: Brooklyn Juvenile Probation Association.
Creator: Brooklyn Juvenile Protective Association (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Creator: Brooklyn Kindergarten Society.
Creator: Brooklyn Training School and Home for Young Girls.
Creator: Brooks Vacation School (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Creator: East End Kindergarten Union (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Creator: Flatbush Boys Club (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Creator: Friendly House Settlement (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Creator: Kallman Home for Children.
Creator: Navy Yard Boys Club (New York, N.Y.).
Creator: Norwegian Children's Society (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Creator: Orphan Asylum Society of the City of Brooklyn.
Creator: Ottilie Orphan Asylum Society of New York.
Creator: Ottilie Orphan Home (Jamaica, New York, N.Y.).
Creator: Rebecca Talbot Perkins Adoption Society (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Creator: Ridgewood Day Nursery (New York, N.Y.).
Title: Brooklyn charitable organizations for children publications
Dates [inclusive]: 1871-1968
Abstract: The Brooklyn charitable organizations for children publications, dated 1871 to 1968 and housed in one manuscript boxs, consists of publications from various childrens' organizations, adoption agencies, training schools, and clubs for adolescents. Materials in the collection include annual reports, promotional booklets, newsletters, event programs, and brochures. The age of social reform and an immigration boom in the mid 19th century brought the plight of ill, impoverished, and disadvantaged citizens to the forefront of concerns in urban cities. New York City was a national leader in addressing the needs of neglected, orphaned, and deliquent children. The earliest charity organizations for children were established during this period; in Brooklyn, they were the Orphan Asylum Society of the City of Brooklyn, founded in 1833, and the Roman Catholic Orphan Asylum Society of Brooklyn, founded in 1834.
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet in one manuscript box.
Text [Box]: 1985.106 Box 1 of 1
Call Phrase: 1985.106
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.