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  1. The Orphan Train was a social experiment that transported children from crowded coastal cities of the United States to the country's Midwest for adoption. The orphan trains ran between 1854 and 1929, relocating an estimated... - Cached
  2. Includes a history of the trains, and a transcript of the PBS program. - Cached
  3. ... mission of the National Orphan Train Complex is to collect, ... and disseminate knowledge about the orphan trains, and the children and agents. who rode them. ... - Cached
  4. Orphan Train History. Between 1854 and 1929 an estimated 200,000 ... State laws helped to stop the placement of children from the Orphan Trains ... - Cached
  5. Kansas Collection Articles: Stories, articles, bibliographies, timeline and other ... all terms used to describe the children who rode the Orphan Trains. ... - Cached
  6. Kansas Collection Articles: Stories, articles, bibliographies, timeline and other information on orphans shipped west ... Timeline of the Orphan Train Movement ... - Cached
  7. Harder - From 1854 to 1929, orphan trains from New York "placed out" 150,000 to ... Related Project on Orphan Trains: ... 7) Orphan Trains from Nebraska State ... - Cached
  8. The orphan trains are among the most famous episodes in adoption history. ... Home for Little Wanderers' Orphan Train. Further reading about the Orphan Trains ... - Cached
  9. An estimated six to seven thousand youngsters rode orphan trains to Nebraska. ... In 1962 Nebraska Orphan Train Riders held their first annual reunion in Grand ... - Cached
  10. ... in the presence of an Orphan Train Rider and hear about their journey ... Protestant "Orphan Trains" and Catholic "Mercy Trains" or "Baby Cars" have long ... - Cached