Story: Early childhood education and care

Foster care

Foster care

Mrs Mills and her daughter cared for young children as a way of earning a living. They were photographed with five babies they fostered at the Dunedin Baby Demonstration show in 1917.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: CW1, 40/25/22

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Early childhood education and care - Early education and care, late-19th to mid-20th centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/32050/foster-care (accessed 15 November 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012