Tag Archive: Children’s Aid Society

May 21 2013

Library hosts program: Riders on The Orphan Train heads to Longview

The Longview Public Library is pleased to host a special program, “Riders On The Orphan Train.” The multimedia program tells the story of the Orphan Train experiment from 1854 to 1929. The program will take place in the Library’s Moeschle Room at 7pm, Tuesday, May 21. The event is made possible in part by a …

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Oct 13 2011

Where hope is born

By U.S. Sen. John Cornyn Lured by advertisements painting a “land of milk and money” and promises of “free land,” thousands of European families immigrated to the United States in the 1800s. Sadly, overcrowding in northeastern port cities led to unsanitary conditions and diseases that claimed the lives of many overworked parents. This resulted in …

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