The Orphan Trains

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The Orphan Trains
Part of the Series: American Experience

55 mins

In 1853, 10,000 homeless children roamed New York City streets. Young minister Charles Loring Brace founded the Children's Aid Society, sending orphans west to begin new lives with farm families. Until 1929, Brace's Society...

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Edward Gray, Janet Graham
Stacy Keach