Professional Organizations
Association for Research in Cultures of Young People

History of Childhood and Youth Group (Canada)

History of Education Society

The Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past (UK)

Research Centers/Libraries

Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures

Cotsen Children’s Library (Princeton University)

de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection (University of Southern Mississippi)

International Childhood and Youth Research Network

Rutgers-Camden Center for Children and Childhood Studies

University of Linkoping, Child Studies

Online Discussion Groups

Childhood Studies and Religion Discussion Group

Exploring Childhood Studies Listserv

Girls Studies Discussion List

H-Childhood: The Society for the History of Childhood and Youth’s Online H-Net network

Scholarly Websites

Adoption History Project

America at School, Library of Congress American Memory

Anthropology of Childhood:  Cherubs, Chattel, Changelings

Bringing Them Home Oral History Project, National Library of Australia

Century of the Child Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art

Child Labor in America, Library of Congress Lesson Plan

Child Labor & Lewis Hine, Library of Congress Flickr Photostream

Child Labor in the American South, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Child Labour in Britain

Children During the Holocaust

Children in Urban America

Children and Youth in History

Children’s Literature, Chiefly from the Nineteenth Century (Britain)

Children’s Picture Book Database, Miami University, Ohio

Dakota Memories Oral History Project

Do History: Children in History, University of Houston

Find & Connect Australia: History of Out-of-Home Child “Care”

Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants Oral History Project

Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History

History of Adoption in Australia

The Homeroom: British Columbia’s History of Education Website

The Magpie Sings the Great Depression

National Longitudinal Surveys: Youth, Children, and Young Adults

Nineteenth Century Schoolbooks Collection, University of Pittsburgh

OneHistory: Diversity in America

Shaping the Values of Youth: Sunday School Books in Nineteenth Century America

Soviet Cult of Childhood: a History Research Guide

Student Voices from WWII and the McCarthy Era

Contemporary Policy and Advocacy

Children’s Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services

Senate Community Affairs References Committee Secretariat, Parliament of Australia, Commonwealth Contribution to Former Forced Adoption Policies and Practices, Commonwealth of Australia, 2012.

Child Development Research

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