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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. Lower East Side, Peter And The Starcatcher, Social Realism, Become A Photographer, Ragamuffin, History Of Photography, Half Life, Documentary Photographers, Vintage Pictures

“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

The composition of the orphan trains that departed New York City carrying more than children from various East Coast orphanages, to all points West across the United States became the largest mass migration of children in US history. Victor Hugo, Us History, American History, Orphan Train, Mass Migration, Innocence Lost, Family Research, Historical Photos, So Little Time

The Orphan Train

The composition of the orphan trains that departed New York City carrying more than 200,000 children from various East Coast orphanages, to all points West across the United States became the largest mass migration of children in US history.

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. Middle School History, High School, Orphan Train, Happy Stories, Old Trains, Losing A Child, African American History, Historical Photos, Family History

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.

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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 Research, Social Work, Beautiful Children, Old Photos, American History, Trains, Museum

National Orphan Train Complex

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 1854-1929. The mission of the National Orphan Train Complex is to collect, preserve, interpret, and disseminate knowledge about the orphan trains, and the children and agents who rode them. […]

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

Waifs, Foundlings, and Half-Orphans: Searching for Americas Orphan Train Riders [Mary Ellen Johnson] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Waifs, Foundlings, and Half-Orphans: Searching for Americas Orphan Train Riders

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