Trains Of Promise

Trains Of Promise

by Charlotte Endorf
     
 

A quarter million children were touched by the Orphan Train movement from 1854 - 1929. Less than one hundred of these people still survive today to share their unique story.

Our history books lacked this pertinent information until recently. Although this was the start of what we know today as foster care and adoption, riders were often "looked down upon

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Overview

A quarter million children were touched by the Orphan Train movement from 1854 - 1929. Less than one hundred of these people still survive today to share their unique story.

Our history books lacked this pertinent information until recently. Although this was the start of what we know today as foster care and adoption, riders were often "looked down upon or felt ashamed".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432766825
Publisher:
Outskirts Press, Inc.
Publication date:
11/25/2010
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
0.43(w) x 11.69(h) x 8.27(d)

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