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A Brief History of Child Welfare

Astonishing fact: it was the ASPCA that had to step in to provide the first legal protection for an abused child in 1873. This short doc was eye-opening in many ways, including the realization that Dewey’s godfather James Wagenvoord was one of the most eloquent and dynamic photographic chroniclers of children’s urban street life in the late 1960’s and 70’s.