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
- Wednesday, November 17, 2021
- 6:30pm - 7:30pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- The Robert S Morrison Foundation Room