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The orphan trains / a production of Edward Gray Films, Inc. ; WGBH ; produced and directed by Janet Graham and Edward Gray ; written by Edward Gray.

McCullough, David G. (Host). Keach, Stacy. (Narrator). Graham, Janet (Producer) (Added Author). Gray, Ted (Edward) (Producer, Director). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author). PBS Home Video. (Added Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0793691508
  • ISBN: 9780793691500
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.?] : PBS Home Video, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American experience in 1995.
Formatted Contents Note:
Orphans in New York -- An ambitious plan -- Journey to a new life -- The kindness of strangers -- The drifters -- Bad blood -- Success stories -- Mothers and fathers -- The end of orphan trains.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Narrator, Stacy Keach.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host, David McCullough.
Summary, etc.:
Examines the efforts of the Children's Aid Society in New York, organized by minister Charles Loring Brace, which from 1853 to 1929 sent over 100,000 unwanted and orphaned children from the city to homes in rural America.
Target Audience Note:
TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; full screen presentation; stereo.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned in English.
Subject: Brace, Charles Loring, 1826-1890.
Children's Aid Society (New York, N.Y.)
Orphan trains.
Orphans > New York (State) > New York > History.
Orphans > United States > History.
Street children > New York (State) > New York > History.
Adopted children > United States > History.
Adoption > United States > History.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Historical television programs.
Television programs > United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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