New York's Lost Children: Foundlings and Foster Care in Historical Perspective
October 6, 3:45 PM-5:45 PM

Henry Foundling and His Friends: Abandoned Babies in Nineteenth Century New York City
Julie Miller, PhD Candidate, Graduate Center, City University of New York

Where Have All the Foundlings Gone? The Politics of Race Religion and Money in New York City's Child Welfare System
Nina Bernstein, Reporter, New York Times; Author, The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care

Comment
Virginia Metaxas, Professor of History and Women's Studies Department of History, Connecticut Sate University

   
Location: Graduate Center City University of New York 365 Fifth Avenue, between 34th & 35th Streets
Notes: This event is part of the Gotham History Festival.