"The Children’s Aid Society of New York," by Carolee Inskeep

“The Children’s Aid Society of New York,” by Carolee Inskeep

In recent years Americans have come to understand the plight of 19th– and early 20th-century “orphan train riders.” If you’ve read Christina Baker Kline’s best-selling novel, among others, you know that these children were transported by rail from the Eastern United States (especially New York) for adoption/apprenticeship by families in the Midwest. Kline’s novel captures[…]Read more

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