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West by orphan train.

Krantz, Colleen Bradford, (film director,, film producer,, screenwriter.). Kidder, Clark, (film producer,, screenwriter.). Barker, Bo, (narrator.). Kidder, Clark. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Emily's story. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : All Channel Films, Inc. : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Colleen Krantz.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Bo Barker.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Orphan trains > History.
Orphans > United States > Biography.

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