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child-migrants-uk A List for all the child migrants that the officials in the United Kingdom shipped to Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and to all other British Colonies. The unwanted children were sent to Canada between 1860's and 1940's.
iaorphantrainriders This mail list is for the discussion of the orphan trains that brought hundreds of children to new homes in Iowa. It is for the exchange of all information on those children who were brought to Iowa as well as the history of the trains and agents who brou
nyorph (inactive) Orphanage/asylum in Manhattan NY in 1940's for impoverished children.
orphan-trains A Discussing of the orphan trains that carried thousands of children to new homes in any and all states, and anything pertaining to them from the 1850's to 1930. Discussions pertaining to anything related to these children, circumstances, finding their families, history of these trains, etc. are encouraged.
wi-orphantrain (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the orphan train riders to Wisconsin. Additional information can be found on the Orphan Train - Wisconsin website below.