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The Orphan Train Movement: History, Genealogy, Legacy

The Orphan Train Movement: History, Genealogy, Legacy

Presented by Michael Brophy

From 1854 and 1929, over 200,000 children were transported from New York to the Midwest and beyond. The history, genealogy, and legacy of the movement are explored, including: The Children’s Aid Society of New York; Charles Loring Brace; The Orphan Trains Movement and Placing out Process; Stories from Orphan Train Riders; The Story of Irma Craig; Legacy, End of the Trains; & Researching Orphan Train Ancestry.

Program via Zoom - space available at the library for those who prefer to attend in person. 

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/94122113996

 

 

 

 

Date:
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Time:
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
The Robert S Morrison Foundation Room
Audience:
  Adults     Everyone     Seniors  
Categories:
  Workshop  

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