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The Newsboys" Lodging-House

or The Confessions of William James--A Novel

by Jon Boorstin

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7360320M
ISBN 100142003921
ISBN 109780142003923
OCLC/WorldCa54536051

Edmund Morris was born and educated in Kenya and attended college in South worked as an advertising copywriter in London before immigrating to the United States in His first book, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in Its sequel, Theodore Rex, won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography in Get this from a library! Short sermons to news boys: with a history of the formation of the News Boys' Lodging House. [Charles Loring Brace].

The Newsboys Lodging House volume may have come from the Eleventh Ward Lodging House, but is arranged under Newsboys according to its title. All Newsboys' Lodging House materials are arranged under that name, although the facility was re-christened Brace Memorial Newsboys' Lodging House in after the death of Charles Loring Brace.   So, I found books and reports written about the newsboys health, education, labor, and housing. The above photo is something I just found online today, which is amazing, because I have a copy of the book Sketch of the Formation of the Newsboys' Lodging-House by C. L. .

  Larger boy Abraham Jachnes, 13 years old. Newsboys Lodging House, 14 Chambers St. Has not been home for 6 months because step-mother has been trying to put him into a House of Refuge. Could not get name of smaller boy, but he was younger, probably 11 years old. These boys are hanging about and snatching and occasional sleep in sheltered spots. SCENES AT THE NEWSBOYS' LODGING HOUSE. It will be unnecessary to give in detail the record of Ben's sales. He succeeded, because he was in earnest, and he was in earnest, because his own experience in the early part of the day had revealed to him how uncomfortable it was to be without money or friends in a large city.


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XIII, published Sept. 13, The artist is. An Appeal for the Newsboys' Lodging-house. Feb. 20, Since the introduction of the Sunday dinners at the Lodging-house, on the 12th of June last, 2, boys have been saved from the. InCharles Loring Brace, a reformer, slum missionary and self-help proponent, wrote a book called ''Short Sermons to News Boys, With a History of the Formation of the News Boys' Lodging House.''.

THE NEWSBOYS’ LODGING-HOUSE. or The Confessions of William James. by Jon Boorstin. BUY NOW FROM where he finds the author working in a newsboys’ shelter. James joins him, helping to run the house and teach drawing to the boys.

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] Full online access to this resource is only available at the Library of Congress. Even though this is a children’s book, I could not put this one down.

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Suicidal, unable to work, eat or sleep, James became obsessed with the question of e. Newsboys' lodging-house or The confessions of William James. New York: Viking, (OCoLC) Named Person: William James; William James: Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Jon Boorstin.

The Newsboys' Lodging House or, The Confessions of William James. novel by Jon Boorstin. I have not read this book yet, but as far as I know it's set inwhich would presumably set it in the Park Place Lodging House. New York's Newsboys is a lively historical account of Charles Loring Brace's founding and development of the Children's Aid Society to combat a newly emerging social problem, youth homelessness, during the nineteenth century.

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This son of Boston Brahmins arrives, almost penniless, in the slums of New York. He makes his way to the newsboys’ lodging house, where his adventures—and a Author: Jon Boorstin. The third and fourth images show women and kids posing in front of a Christmas tree at what’s likely the Municipal Lodging House, the public city shelter for homeless men, women, and children at the end of 25th Street on the East Side.

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