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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...
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  2. Includes a history of the trains, and a transcript of the PBS program.
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/orphan - 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. ...
    www.orphantraindepot.com/index.html - 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 ...
    www.orphantraindepot.com/OrphanTrainHistory.html - Cached
  5. Kansas Collection Articles: Stories, articles, bibliographies, timeline and other ... all terms used to describe the children who rode the Orphan Trains. ...
    www.kancoll.org/articles/orphans/or_hist.htm - Cached
  6. Kansas Collection Articles: Stories, articles, bibliographies, timeline and other information on orphans shipped west ... Timeline of the Orphan Train Movement ...
    www.kancoll.org/articles/orphans/index.html - 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 ...
    www.42explore2.com/orphan.htm - 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 ...
    www.uoregon.edu/~adoption/topics/orphan.html - 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 ...
    www.nebraskahistory.org/sites/mnh/orphans - 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 ...
    iagenweb.org/iaorphans - Cached