Documents relating to child welfare organizations

Children in Urban America: Health and Welfare

Institutions devoted to the health and welfare of Milwaukee's children were established before the Civil War. Milwaukee residents worked to create safe playgrounds, quality housing, hospitals, and a juvenile court system. The documents and images here provide information on the institutions and organizations that sought to help children, as well as the many dangers and difficulties that children faced throughout history.

Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
The Progressive Era
Industrialization and Urbanization
The Founding of Social Institutions
Progressivism and the Wisconsin Idea
Depression and Unemployment
Creator: Various
Pub Data: Children in Urban America Project
Citation: Use the bibliographic data on the individual article, followed by the phrase Online facsimile at:; Visited on: 5/25/2018