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The Orphan train

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English
New York, New York : New Discovery Books, c1994
96 p. : ill., ports.
1st ed

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The story of placing orphaned, poor and abandoned children from eastern cities such as New York and Boston into homes in the South and West. The Children's Aid Society, New York Foundling Hospital (or, as earlier known, Foundling Asylum of the Sisters of Charity of Mount St. Vincent), New York Juvenile Asylum, Boston Children's Mission, New England Home for Little Wanderers in Boston, and Boston's Home for Destitute Catholic Children all sent out children into rural areas for placement.

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