West by Orphan Train

West by Orphan Train

Streaming Video - 2014
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It seems incomprehensible that there was a time in America's not-so-distant past when nearly a quarter of a million children from East Coast orphanages were loaded on trains and sent west, where they were presented "for the picking." These children were taken from a sometimes-rough existence to unfamiliar rural settings during an era that lasted from 1854 to 1929.
Publisher: [United States]: All Channel Films, Inc. , 2014.
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.)) :,sd., col.
video file, rda
digital, rda


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