(027841) Holt, Marilyn Irvin. The Orphan Trains:
Placing out in America. Lincoln, NE: Univ. Of Nebraska Press, 1992. 2nd
Printing. Hardcover. 8vo. 248 pages. Fine in Fine DJ. B&W Illustrations.
Between 1853 and 1929 at least two hundred thousand children and several
thousand adults participated in a relocation system that attempted to find homes
in the West for the urban poor. The trains that carried the children to their
new homes became known as the 'orphan trains'. ISBN: 0803223609 (Orphans,