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Author Stepenoff, Bonnie, 1949-

Title The dead end kids of St. Louis : homeless boys and the people who tried to save them / Bonnie Stepenoff
Published Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 176 pages) : illustrations
Contents The city streets -- Orphans and orphanages -- Drifters in the city streets -- Games, gangs, hideouts, and caves -- Juvenile delinquents and the house of refuge -- Child savers and St. Louis newsboys -- City on the skids -- Young men and criminal gangs -- A new deal for homeless youth -- Youth and the changing city streets
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Child welfare -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- History.
Homeless boys -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- History.
Homeless boys -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Social conditions.
Street children -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009054292
ISBN 0826272142 (electronic bk.)
9780826272140 (electronic bk.)