West by Orphan TrainStreaming Video - 2014
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. : Made available through hoopla, 2014.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 60 min.)) : sd., col.