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Rules and Regulations of the Philadelphia Orphan Society, Part 4 of 4

Part 4 of 4: In 1815, Rebecca Gratz helped found the Philadelphia Orphan Society, a private non-sectarian organization that sheltered and educated poor orphaned children until they were old enough to be apprenticed to families. This pamphlet explains the rules of the society and asylum.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Rules and Regulations of the Philadelphia Orphan Society, Part 4 of 4." (Viewed on December 10, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/rules-and-regulations-philadelphia-orphan-society-3>.

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