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    May 19, 2016, 01:51 PM
    Old Foster Care Records
    I am the fifteenth child my mother had an was placed in foster care immediately. I was born 1954 and went through the Riverdale Children's Asscociation located in Manhattan. The case was in Manhattan. 13 of us were placed in foster care. I would like to have access to as many of my siblings records and mine, as possible. Most of them are deceased. Is this possible
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    May 19, 2016, 03:42 PM
    Records that old are highly unlikely to be computerized, and therefor are unlikely to be even remotely accessible without a lot of time spent (time is money) trying to locate old physical records if they still exist.
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    May 19, 2016, 03:59 PM
    Wow! That was 62 years ago! Likely the records no longer exist.
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    May 19, 2016, 04:13 PM
    I will agree, records from that long ago, would not be available and if they were, would need a court order to get them. I do understand the desire to find out more information.

    I am sorry, I really see nothing available, unless some of them, have posted things on the internet.

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