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Orphan Trains to Missouri

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Michael D. Patrick is Adjunct Professor of Folklore at the University of Southern Alabama and Associate Professor Emeritus at the... Lire la suite
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Michael D. Patrick is Adjunct Professor of Folklore at the University of Southern Alabama and Associate Professor Emeritus at the University of Missouri-Rolla. Residing in Trenton, Missouri, Evelyn Goodrich Trickel is the coauthor of "A Pictorial History of Grundy County" and recipient of the Charles Loring Brace Award from the Orphan Train Heritage of America. Patrick and Trickel, along with Evelyn Sheets, coauthored "We Are Part of History: The Story of Orphan Trains."



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This text explores the "orphan trains" which took poor European immigrant children to new lives in the Midwest in 1854. It documents the history of the children on those trains - their struggles, successes and failures. It includes stories of volunteers who oversaw the placement of the orphans.



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This text explores the ""orphan trains"" which took poor European immigrant children to new lives in the Midwest in 1854. It documents the history of the children on those trains - their struggles, successes and failures. It includes stories of volunteers who oversaw the placement of the orphans.

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Titre: Orphan Trains to Missouri
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Code EAN: 9780826211217
ISBN: 978-0-8262-1121-7
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Univ Of Missouri Pr
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 128
Poids: 191g
Taille: H229mm x B153mm x T11mm
Année: 1997
Auflage: New

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