The People's University: The History of Orphanages in Pittsburgh
During times of crisis, would you offer your children to an orphanage as a form of childcare? Join the Carnegie Library in welcoming author Jessie Ramey as she discusses Pittsburgh families that did just that at the turn of the last century. In her book "Child Care in Black and White: Working Parents and the History of Orphanages," Ramey creates a picture of what orphanages were like in Pittsburgh at that time. Book signing to follow.
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