Join us for a dive into the history of the Orphan Train Movement that took place in the U.S. from 1854-1929. Program is provided by Lori Vicker, educator, who travels throughout Iowa sharing her knowledge. Her presentation will include vintage clothing similar to that warn by westward orphans and a bibliography that highlights non-fiction and fiction about orphan trains.
Free and open to the public.
This program is supported by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The views and opinions expressed by this program do not necessarily reflect those of Humanities Iowa or the National Endowment for the Humanities.