Wall Book Club Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline Thursday, February 20 at 7:00 pm Wall Township Branch

Wall Book Club Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline Thursday, February 20 at 7:00 pm Wall Township Branch

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Orphan Train, a historical fiction novel by Christina Baker Kline. I loved it.

Orphan Train, a historical fiction novel by Christina Baker Kline. I loved it.

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The Orphan Train Movement 1854-1929.  a welfare program that transported children from crowded cities of the United States, such as New York City and Boston, to willing foster homes across the country. The trains relocated an estimated 250,000 orphaned, abandoned, or homeless children. At the time the orphan train movement began, reformers estimated that 30,000 vagrant children were living on the streets of New York City.

The Orphan Train Movement 1854-1929. a welfare program that transported children from crowded cities of the United States, such as New York City and Boston, to willing foster homes across the country. The trains relocated an estimated 250,000 orphaned, abandoned, or homeless children. At the time the orphan train movement began, reformers estimated that 30,000 vagrant children were living on the streets of New York City.

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Orphan Train Riders stopped in Jamestown

Orphan Train Riders stopped in Jamestown

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Since many families did not want to take more than one child, some brothers and sisters riding on the Orphan Trains during the late 1800s and early 1900s had to be separated. When this happened, the organizations placing the children tried to keep siblings in the same area. This segment from the West by Orphan Train documentary includes archival photographs, historical re-enactments, a first-person account from Orphan Train rider Stanley Cornell, and an interview with Amanda Wahlmeier, fo...

Since many families did not want to take more than one child, some brothers and sisters riding on the Orphan Trains during the late 1800s and early 1900s had to be separated. When this happened, the organizations placing the children tried to keep siblings in the same area. This segment from the West by Orphan Train documentary includes archival photographs, historical re-enactments, a first-person account from Orphan Train rider Stanley Cornell, and an interview with Amanda Wahlmeier, fo...

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Orphan Train. These children truly were victims - lost parents, heritage, sold to the highest bidder across the states.

Orphan Train. These children truly were victims - lost parents, heritage, sold to the highest bidder across the states.

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The Orphan Trains information from PBS American Experience.

The Orphan Trains information from PBS American Experience.

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Map of where Orphan Train Children where distributed. Mostly in Iowa, Illinois, Michigan and Missouri.

Map of where Orphan Train Children where distributed. Mostly in Iowa, Illinois, Michigan and Missouri.

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Map of United States showing number of orphan train riders in 1853-1910.

Map of United States showing number of orphan train riders in 1853-1910.

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The Orphan Train was a movement that started in 1854 by the New York Foundling Hospital and the Children's Aid Society. In 1872 the Foundling Hospital began sending children under the age four on the "baby train." The train placed orphans and ho...

The Orphan Train was a movement that started in 1854 by the New York Foundling Hospital and the Children's Aid Society. In 1872 the Foundling Hospital began sending children under the age four on the "baby train." The train placed orphans and ho...

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