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Childhood and Youth

Grayscale long shot of two small children standing on the rear porch of an apartment building made of bricks. In the yard next to them are pieces of scrap metal from junked cars, bent barrels, and other assorted trash. The alley's surface is covered with dirt.
Over the course of Milwaukee’s history community leaders worked to provide the ideal childhood to the city’s boys and girls. Educators, social workers and other child experts believed that every boy and girl should have adequate food, clothing, and shelter, as well as a stable family. The ideal upbringing also required girls and boys to… Read More