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Colonial Williamsburg Journal

Title This Helpless Human Tide: Bastards, Abandoned Babes, and Orphans
Issue Volume 36, Number 04, (CWJ, Autumn 2014)
Description The dire plight of 18th c. abandoned babies and orphans was only slightly ameliorated by institutions such as the courts or churches, foundling hospitals or orphanages. The DWWM exhibit "Threads of Feeling", put on in cooperation with the Foundling Museum in London, vividly portrayed the hope of a future by parents who were forced by poverty to give up their children.
Author Olmert, Michael
Pages 43-49
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