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The history behind Wanderville
Historical research images about orphan trains, New York tenement life, and more!
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Land Of Oz
No. 43. No. 3, Russell, Kansas. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
No. 53. Main Street of Ellis, Kansas. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Lewis Wickes Hine
The History Place - Child Labor in America 1908-12: Lewis Hine Photos - Faces of Lost Youth
Tree Grows In Brooklyn
Airshaft of a dumbbell tenement, New York City, taken from the roof, ca. 1900.
New York Chinatown
Gangs Of New York
Illustration de la misère infantile (Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1885)
Un "train des orphelins" en 1914
Lewis Hine - Little Orphan Annie in a Pittsburgh Institution, 1910
The 8 Wonders of Kansas History - A Kansas Sampler Foundation Project
Weekend Road Trips
Happy Birthday Messages
Children's Aid Society placement card
Shorpy Historical Photos
Lower East Side
June 1936. "View out of rear window tenement dwelling of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Solomon, 133 Avenue D, New York City. The Solomon family are all on the accepted list for resettlement at Hightstown, New Jersey."
Hard Working Man
New York City
Katie, 13 years old, and Angeline, 11 years old, making cuffs, January 1912 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
New York To Paris
Places In America
Young girl carrying bundle of coats home to be finished. New York City, February 1912 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Back In Time
Bluff-City-Main-Street-(Prior to 1900)
Old General Stores
Old Country Stores
Old Picture of the Day: Mercantile Store
From the 1850s up through the 1920s, abandoned or homeless children in New York City were uprooted and put on trains that took them to rural communities. Here several children are lined up with the hopes that someone will take them to a new home.
Social Science Project
Department Of Sociology
A load of kimonos just finished. Girl very reticent. New York City, February 1912 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
New York City Ny
Boy carrying hats. New York City, February 1912 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Library Of Congress
Beet Farmers | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Le Far West
Three pickers going home from work... | Flickr - Photo Sharing!