Magdalen Society of Philadelphia histories, 1956

Image 16249 2016 b2f10 0002 lg
Date created 1956
Creator Magdalen Society of Philadelphia
Description Negley K. Teeters, a Sociologist of Temple University, wrote "The Early Days of the Magdalen Society of Philadelphia" in 1956 for The Social Service Review. The article provides an overview of the Society's development from its inception to the mid nineteenth century. This item also included a brief history of the Society written around 1850.
Size 14 pages
Type text
Subjects House of the Good Shepherd (Philadelphia, Pa.) | House of Refuge (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Magdalen Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) | White, William, 1748-1836 | Charities--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia | Children--Institutional care | Evangelicalism | Institutional care | Juvenile delinquency | Poor women | Prostitution | Women--Institutional care | History
Geographical location Philadelphia (Pa.) | N 21st and Race St Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Language English
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Local Identifier 16249

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