The Orphan Trains

The Orphan Trains

Book - 1994
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Baker & Taylor
A chronicle of a little-known event in American history describes how, from 1854 to 1929, the Children's Aid Society sent orphaned city children West to free them from crime and poverty, showing how these children lived in their new surroundings.

Baker
& Taylor

Traces the history of the Children's Aid Society, and describes how it began a program of removing orphans from the crime and poverty of New York City and sending them by train to other states, where they could be adopted

Publisher: New York : New Discovery Books ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1994
Edition: 1st ed
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ISBN: 9780027357219
002735721X
Branch Call Number: YS 362.734 FRY
Characteristics: 96 p. : ill. ; 27 cm

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