Professor Stephen O’Connor spoke about and read from his book Orphan Trains: The Story of Charles Loring Brace and the Children He Saved and… read more
Professor Stephen O’Connor spoke about and read from his book Orphan Trains: The Story of Charles Loring Brace and the Children He Saved and Failed, published by Houghton Mifflin. Minister Brace was the founder of the Children’s Aid Society in 1853, an organization to provide shelter, education and foster homes for poverty-stricken and homeless youths, mainly in the newly expanding western frontier. close
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