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Prison babies a study of some aspects of the care and treatment of pregnant inmates and their infants in training schools, reformatories, and prisons by Dean Shepard

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Published by John Howard association in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Female offenders.,
  • Maternal and infant welfare.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Dean Shepard and Eugene S. Zemans. Foreward by Katharine F. Lenroot.
ContributionsZemans, Eugene S.. joint author.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 40 p.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16502102M

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