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By Suzanne Greenberg & Barbara Norfleet.
David R Godine, 2013. 160 pp., duotone illustrations throughout, 9x8"
During the last decades of the nineteenth century, our country's expanding wealth and influence moved progressive thinkers to evaluate the role of public institutions in providing for the welfare of a growing population. A burgeoning interest in issues as diverse as criminality among the poor, the health of immigrants, overcrowding in slums, and the education of the disabled spurred the development of new means to investigate, document, and analyze their living conditions with an eye toward improving their lives.
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