A midwife's tale: the life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary 1785-1812, Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher, (1990)
Anne Orthwood’s Bastard Sex and Law in Early Virginia, Fagan, John Ruston, Oxford University Press 2003
Appalachia in the Making: The Mountain South in the Nineteenth Century (Children of Poverty) Pudup, Mary Beth; Billings, Dwight B.; and Waller, Altina L., The University of North Carolina Press 1995
Bastardy Cases in Harford County, Maryland, 1744-1844, Peden Jr., Henry C Heritage Books 2009
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North Carolina Bastardy Bonds Betty Camin and Edwin A. Camin, Mt. Airy, N.C
Sex Among the Rabble: An Intimate History of Gender & Power in the Age of Revolution, Lyons, Clare A. (2006). Philadelphia, 1730–1830. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.
Suspect relations: sex, race, and resistance in colonial North Carolina, Fischer, Kirsten Cornell University Press 1992
“The World Fill’d with a Generation of Bastards’: Pregnant Brides and Unwed Mothers in Seventeenth-Century
Massachusetts”, Hambleton Else K., (Ph. D. diss., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2001), 118-20.
“The Women of Accomack Versus Henry Smith: Gender, Legal Recourse, and the Social Order in Seventeenth-Century Virginia,” Wawrzyczek, Irmina, in Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 105:1 (1997) 10, 13-14, Boyle, Joseph Lee 1720-1783, Genealogical.com, 2014.
Wanton Wenches and Wayward Wives: Peasants and Illicit Sex in Early Seventeenth-Century England, G. R. Quaife (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1979), 245
Apprentices of Connecticut, 1637-1900, Rittner, Kathy Salt Lake City: Ancestry 1986
Children Bound to Labor: The Pauper Apprentice System in Early America, Herndon, Ruth Wallis and Murray, John E Murray 2009
Children of Youth in Adoption, Orphanage and Foster Care, Ed by Lori Askeland 2006
Christian County, Kentucky miscellaneous records, Killebrew, James Taylor. Hopkinsville, Ky. (1101 Bethel St., Hopkinsville, 42240): Christian County Genealogical Society, 1998
If Jane should want to be sold: stories of enslavement, indenture and freedom in Little Compton, Rhode Island, Gomez O'Toole, Marjory, Little Compton, Rhode Island: Little Compton, Historical Society, 2016
Gunning, Sally, Bound, Morrow, William, An Imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, 2008.
Labor of Innocents: Forced Apprenticeship in North Carolina, Karin L. Zipf, 1715-1919 (Baton Rouge, La: LSU Press, 2005).
Placing Out in America, University of Nebraska Press 1992
Record of Indentures of Individuals Bound Out as Apprentices, etc., Pennsylvania German Society [in Philadelphia, 1771 to 1773. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973.
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“Rogues, Vagabonds, and Fit Objects: The Treatment of the Poor in Antebellum Virginia” ,Watkinson, James D.
Virginia Cavalcade, Winter 2000
The Poorhouse Story, www.poorhousestory.com (a compendium of Poorhouse history by states, record examples, articles and photos)
The Workhouse: The Story of an institution Higginbotham, Peter www.workhouses.org.uk/
The orphan trains, Bracken, Jeanne Munn.; Deitch, JoAnne; Weisman Publication: Carlisle, Mass. : Discovery Enterprises, 2002
Those called paupers, Bates, Loretta J. Queensbury, N.Y: Loretta J. Bates, 2013
The orphan trains: placing out in America, Holt, Marilyn Irvin 1992