The Adoption History Project


Subject:
Families , Adoption

Description:
Introduction to the history of child adoption in the United States with profiles of people, organizations, topics, and studies. Features a timeline with associated essays on topics such as the 1851 passage of the first modern adoption law, opposition by the National Association of Black Social Workers to transracial adoptions, and the 2000 act that allowed foreign-born adoptees to automatically become American citizens. From a professor of history at the University of Oregon.

Creator:
Herman, Ellen

Language:
English

Source:
http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~adoption/


PID= res:lii-21123