Date: Wed, 24 Jan 1996 10:36:03 CST
From: "Donald M. Lance" ENGDL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MIZZOU1.MISSOURI.EDU
Subject: Re: "street arab"
"Street arab" and "street urchin" were used in the 1880s -- for the
kids that were placed on orphan trains from big cities in the East and sent to
rural areas in the Midwest.