The receiving home at the Tennessee Children’s Home Society. Benjamin Hooks Library Archives

Georgia Tann: The Mastermind of a Black Market Baby Ring That Lasted for Three Decades

Tennessee Children’s Home Society in Memphis and the horrors Inside

Robyn Kagan Harrington
Exploring History
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14 min readJul 24, 2020

It is hard to believe that in Memphis, Tennessee, from 1924–1950, children were being stolen from low-income families and adopted out to wealthy ones for a price. But it did happen.

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Robyn Kagan Harrington
Exploring History

Writing about Travel, History, Politics, Life, and Current Events.