Originally Posted by BucEyedPea
Which was better than begging on the streets for food. Eventually, parents were able to take them out of those places and put them in school as incomes rose—all of which happened before such things were outlawed by the Federal govt. The Federal govt is usually behind the curve.
I suggest you do a little more reading. These kids were "orphans". They're the same kids who now number in the hundreds of thousands in our current foster systems.