Little Strangers Portrayals of Adoption and Foster Care in America, 1850-1929 Book uri icon


  • But by 1929 -- the first year that every state had an adoption law -- the adoptee's main function was seen as emotional. Little Strangers examines the representations of adoption and foster care produced over the intervening years.

author list (cited authors)

  • Nelson, C.

complete list of authors

  • Nelson, C

publication date

  • May 2003