Collection: Stephen Griffin Collection >> The orphan trains : placing out in America / Marilyn Irvin Holt.
The orphan trains :
placing out in America /
Marilyn Irvin Holt.
|Main Creator:||Holt, Marilyn Irvin, 1949-|
A study of the system known as "placing out," which was practiced in America between 1853 and 1929, in which children, and in some cases women and entire families, were relocated from crowded urban areas and placed in homes in the west, traveling on orphan trains to their new lives.
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Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1992.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-236) and index.
Physical description: 248 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
|Contained in:||Stephen Griffin Collection|
GR 5458: Stephen Griffin Collection
0803223609 (alk. paper)
9780803223608 (alk. paper)
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