Children of the streets of Richmond, 1865-1920

"Richmond in the late 19th century was not the genteel peaceful community historians have made it. Virginia's capital was cosmopolitan, boisterous and crime-ridden. The juvenile delinquents of Richmond were held accountable in the Police Court. What emerges from the public record is a pict...

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Main Author: Ward, Harry M.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, North Carolina McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers [2015]
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Summary:"Richmond in the late 19th century was not the genteel peaceful community historians have made it. Virginia's capital was cosmopolitan, boisterous and crime-ridden. The juvenile delinquents of Richmond were held accountable in the Police Court. What emerges from the public record is a picture of what life was really like in the post-Reconstruction urban South"--
"Richmond in the late 19th century was not the genteel peaceful community historians have made it. Virginia's capital was cosmopolitan, boisterous and crime-ridden. The juvenile delinquents of Richmond were held accountable in the Police Court. What emerges from the public record is a picture of what life was really like in the post-Reconstruction urban South"--
Item Description:Literaturverzeichnis: Seite 234-238 und Index
Physical Description:v, 250 Seiten Illustrationen 23 cm
ISBN:9780786498536