Maureen Fitzgerald

Maureen Fitzgerald

WSRP Research Associate 1995–96

Home institution

College of William and Mary

Research project

Saving the Children from the 'Child-Savers': Irish-Catholic Nuns and the Origins of the Welfare State, New York City, 1830-1920

Exploration of the construction of Catholic charities by nuns as cultural resistance to state and cultural assimilationist programs.


HDS 2286: Religious and Political Consciousness in Nineteenth-Century America (Spring 1996)


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