We Rode the Orphan Trainsby Andrea Warren
They were “throw away” kids, living in the streets or in orphanages and foster homes. Then Charles Loring Brace, a young minister working with the poor in New York City, started the Children’s Aid Society and devised a plan to give homeless children a chance to find families to call their own.
Thus began an extraordinary migration of American
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This was a very interesting book. My family is always looking for information on the subject after learning that my grandfather and his brother were on the trains and lived at the New York home. Nice pictures giving us a better idea of where he lived and the conditions there.