Orphan Train

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The Orphan Train

Thousands of orphaned and abandoned children once rode west from NYC to find new families

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Days Gone By

Jacob Riis, Sister Irene and children at New York Foundling orphanage, New York City, 1888. Source: Library of Congress

Jacob Riis, exposing the plight of immigrants. pictured: homeless children Great poverty for immigrants and great wealth for the 400 in NYCs Gilded Age.

“Two Ragamuffins: Didn't Live Nowhere," circa 1890 by Dane who "accidentally" became a photographer in the slums of NYC at the turning of the century; Jacob Riis

Virginia Howard, a person who once rode the Orphan Train, tells an incredible tale

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Virginia Howard and the Orphan Train

What were the Orphan Trains and what did they do for children? It's an intriguing story. It's considered the precursor to modern foster care in America.

The American Orphan Trains | Ancestral Findings

What were the Orphan Trains and what did they do for children? It's an intriguing story. It's considered the precursor to modern foster care in America.

Children praying in the nursery in Five Points House. Five Points was one of the most notorious slums in New York Print Framed, Poster, Canvas Prints, Puzzles, Photo Gifts and Wall Art. Ships from UK Lower East Side, Fine Art Prints, Canvas Prints, Framed Prints, Black Hole Of Calcutta, Prayer Times, Slums, Photojournalism, Heritage Image

The Collection | MoMA

Our evolving collection contains almost 200,000 works of modern and contemporary art. More than 89,000 works are currently available online.

About Us The Museum and Research Center are dedicated to the preservation of the stories and artifacts of those who were part of the Orphan Train Movement from Orphan Train, Happy Stories, Genealogy, Old Photos, American History, Trains, The Past, Museum, Film Posters

National Orphan Train Complex | Preserving the Past for the Future

About Us The Museum and Research Center are dedicated to the preservation of the stories and artifacts of those who were part of the Orphan Train Movement from

Children's Aid Society of New York How can you feed so many children?

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Explore New-York Historical Society's photos on Flickr. New-York Historical Society has uploaded 4552 photos to Flickr.

  Orphan Train, Train Info, Books To Read, My Books, Innocence Lost, Happy Stories, Training Day, Vintage Magazines, Ancestry

Waifs, Foundlings, and Half-Orphans: Searching for Americas Orphan Train Riders

Amazon.com: Waifs, Foundlings, and Half-Orphans: Searching for Americas Orphan Train Riders (9781585499557): Mary Ellen Johnson: Books

Virginia Howard and the Orphan Train

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Virginia Howard and the Orphan Train

"Homes Wanted" flyer for orphans Book Club Books, Book Lists, Orphan Train Book, National History Day, Train Info, Innocence Lost, Girls Hub, What's The Number, Books For Moms

Book Club Girl Hub

Book Club Girl is your ultimate resource for great book recommendations, giveaways, deals, and more!

Atchison County, Missouri: Orphan Train Children Ad Train Costume, Orphan Train, Innocence Lost, Happy Stories, Southern Railways, Slums, Historical Fiction, World History, Creative Writing

Atchison County, Missouri: Orphan Train Children Ad

Atchison County, Missouri: Orphan Train Children Ad