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Author: Edward GrayDavid G McCulloughClaretta MillerHazen ArmstrongHazelle LatimerAll authors
Publisher: [N.Y.] : Edward Gray Films, Inc. ; [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video [distributor], 1995, [1998?]
Series: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 67.; American history video library, v. 67.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : PBS Video index [version]View all editions and formats
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Using the archives of the Children's Aid Society in New York; interviews with orphan train children and a foster parent; and readings from diaries and letters; this film documents the 75 year history of the efforts of Charles Loring Brace and his Children's Aid Society in New York to rescue homeless, abandoned, and neglected children from the streets of New York and resettle them to farming communities with foster  Read more...
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Named Person: Charles Loring Brace; Charles Loring Brace
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Gray; David G McCullough; Claretta Miller; Hazen Armstrong; Hazelle Latimer; Lee Nailling; Elliott Hoffman Bobo; Alice Bullis Ayler; Toni Weiler; Edward Marritz; Gary Steele; Josh Waletzky; Kenneth Levis; Stacy Keach; Edward Gray Films.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 42269407
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: "[Copyright] 1995 Janet Graham and Edward Gray; [copyright] 1995 WGBH Educational Foundation."
Credits: Photographed by Edward Marritz, Gary Steele ; edited by Josh Waletsky ; co-editor, Kenneth Levis ; sound editor, Margaret Crimmins ; music Michael Bacon ; narrated by Stacy Keach.
Performer(s): Series host, David McCullough; interviews with: Claretta Miller, Hazen Armstrong, Hazelle Latimer, Lee Nailling, Elliott Hoffman Bobo, Lorraine Williams, Alice Ayler, Toni Weiler; reading by: Charles Loring Brace IV.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on the PBS television series The American experience with David McCullough in 1995.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 67.; American history video library, v. 67.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: produced and directed by Janet Graham and Edward Gray ; written by Edward Gray ; a production of Edward Gray Films, Inc.
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Using the archives of the Children's Aid Society in New York; interviews with orphan train children and a foster parent; and readings from diaries and letters; this film documents the 75 year history of the efforts of Charles Loring Brace and his Children's Aid Society in New York to rescue homeless, abandoned, and neglected children from the streets of New York and resettle them to farming communities with foster families. This resettlement took place between 1854 and 1929 and involved more than 150,000 children.

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